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Description:Scientists Conclude: Human Origins Research Is a Big MessGünter Bechly May 10, 2021Across Species, Animal Adoptions Pose an Evolutionary ConundrumDenyse O'Leary May 9, 2021 Stealing Vaccine Patents Would Be a Big MistakeWesley J. Smith May 10, 2021Patent protection is crucial to the free-market system and essential to continuing medical innovation. Whatever immediate benefit might be derived by stealing the vaccine would ultimately be more than offset by the new drugs never brought to market and vaccines not invented.Read More ...DateJune06Jun1012021 C.S. Lewis Fellows Program on Science and SocietyThe Center for Science and CultureDateJune06Jun1012021Dallas, TXDallas, TXThe C.S. Lewis Fellows Program on Science and Societywill explore the growing impact of science on politics, economics, social policy, bioethics, theology, and the arts duringthe past century. The program is named after celebrated British writer C.S. Lewis, a perceptive critic of both scientism and technocracy in books such asThe Abolition of ManandThat Hideous Strength. Topics to be addressed include the history of science, the relationship between faith and science, the rise of scientific materialism, the debate over Darwinian theory and intelligent design, evolutionary conceptions of ethics, science and economics, science and criminal justice, stem cell research and abortion, eugenics, family life and sexuality, ecology and animal rights, climate Learn More ...DateJune06Jun1012021 The CSC Seminar on Intelligent Design in the Natural SciencesThe Center for Science and CultureDateJune06Jun1012021Dallas, TXDallas, TXThe CSC Seminar on Intelligent Design in the Natural Sciences will prepare students to make research contributions advancing the growing science of intelligent design (ID). The seminar will explore cutting-edge ID work in fields such as molecular biology, biochemistry, embryology, developmental biology, paleontology, computational biology, ID-theoretic mathematics, cosmology, physics, and the history and philosophy of science.Learn More ...DateJune06Jun3032021 Conference on Engineering in Living SystemsDaniel ReevesDateJune06Jun3032021Camp CopassDenton, TXWe are pleased to announce the Conference on Engineering in Living Systems (CELS 2021) to be held in Denton, Texas. CELS 2021 brings together leading engineers and biologists in order to: (1) apply engineering principles to better understand biological systems, (2) craft a design-based theoretical framework that explains and predicts the behaviors of living systems, and (3) develop research programs that demonstrate the engineering principles at work in living systems. The conference will follow a workshop-like format of discussion-oriented sessions in a collegial setting, with a goal of fostering active participation and establishing concrete results and action items. Topics include the following: Intersection of Biology and Engineering — the impacts of engineering Learn More ...DateMay05May19192021 Going Vertical!EditorDateMay05May19192021Online Event Advanced/Urban Air Mobility systems are already transporting freight and people using safe, quiet, and reliable all-electric multi-rotor aircraft. The Pacific Northwest’s largest cities provide for use cases that could dramatically improve disaster response and access to medical care while providing mobility options that advance equity and sustainability.Learn More ...
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