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Nov. 17 and 19 'clue' program lets public solve a mystery using forensic evidence

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

The program will start at the Koshland Science Museum on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., where participants will collect clues and learn about forensic evidence with a legal expert and an FBI investigator. On Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the mystery will continue at the National Museum of Health and Medicine, where participants will work at special lab stations led by forensic anthropologists using specimens from the museum's collection.

Admission is $25, which includes both parts of the program. Members of the public who wish to attend must make reservations by calling 202-334-1201 or e-mailing Reporters who wish to cover this event must register in advance by contacting Chavon Warren, 202-334-1447 or e-mail More information is available at


The Marian Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences is located at 6th and E streets, N.W., Washington, D.C. The National Museum of Health and Medicine is located at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center at 6900 Georgia Ave. and Elder Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

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