Community: Cafe Scientifique
Robotics is the topic of the evening at the Oct. 8 Cafe Scientifique event, when student robotics teams from Palo Alto and Menlo-Atherton high schools will display and talk about their creations. The free event is at 6 p.m. today, Oct. 8, in SRI's International Building, 333 Ravenswood Ave., Menlo Park. Go to sri.com.
Lecture: 'Balancing hope and reality: How could physicians do better?'
Stanford's Center for Biomedical Ethics presents a free talk by Anthony Back, a professor of medicine at University of Washington in Seattle. The event is at 5:30 p.m. today, Oct. 8, in the auditorium at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, 725 Welch Road, Palo Alto. Go to events.stanford.edu.