PULLMAN, Wash. – Microbes and the brain will star in two Family Science Saturdays in April that feature Washington State University students at the Palouse Discovery Science Center (PDSC).

During Microbe Madness, which is free to children and families but not to field trips or large groups, visitors will extract their own DNA while simulating a microbial outbreak. The WSU Molecular Bioscience Club and College of Veterinary Medicine Postdoc Association will conduct activities 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1.

Your Brain on Science will include activities directed by WSU students in Psi Chi, the psychology national honor society, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 22. PDSC admission will apply: Children $6, adults $7.50, seniors $6.50.