Renowned scientist Stuart Kauffman in Toronto TONIGHT (CFI Ontario)

For more information on tonight’s event, see: https://theframeproblem.wordpress.com/2008/02/07/renowned-scientist-stuart-kauffman-at-mcmaster-university-tonight-york-university-and-cfi-ontario-tomorrow/ This should be very interesting.

Potential scientific bombshell: DNA may have telepathic properties

Rebecca Sato of The Daily Galaxy reports on research by Geoff S. Baldwin, Sergey Leikin, John M. Seddon, and Alexei A. Kornyshev et al published in the ACS’ Journal of Physical Chemistry B suggesting that intact double-stranded DNA has a bizarre and amazing ability to recognize similar DNA strands at a distance and to congregate with … Continue reading

Renowned scientist Stuart Kauffman at McMaster University tonight, York University and CFI Ontario tomorrow

REINVENTING THE SACRED: How the Paradigm of Emergence Offers New Scientific Views on the Origin of Life and Biodiversity, Economics, Ethics, and Spirituality Stuart Kauffman, Institute for Biochemplexity and Informatics, University of Calgary Thursday, Feb 7, 7:30-930pm, Michael G. Degroote Centre for Learning & Discovery and Atrium (MDCL), Rm. 3022, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. W, … Continue reading

The next big CFI Ontario event: Professor Stuart Kauffman proposes a new scientific worldview for understanding the origin of life and biodiversity, economics, ethics and spirituality

REINVENTING THE SACRED: How the Paradigm of Emergence Offers New Scientific Views on the Origin of Life and Biodiversity, Economics, Ethics, and Spirituality Stuart Kauffman, Institute for Biochemplexity and Informatics, University of Calgary Thurs, Feb 8, 7:30pm, Centre for Inquiry Ontario, 216 Beverley St, downtown Toronto.

IDists: Take the Intelligent Design Challenge!

Larry Moran of Sandwalk writes: Calling all IDiots! This is your big chance to put your money where your mouth is. Take the Intelligent Design Challenge! on The Panda’s Thumb and show us you can distinguish natural DNA from intelligently designed DNA. If a real genuine IDiot wins the challenge, then in addition to the … Continue reading

One step closer to playing God: Scientists progress toward the ability to create artificial life

Scientists create gene map for synthetic life Researchers say this is a critical step to creating artificial lifehttp://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22827585/By Maggie Fox updated 4:30 p.m. ET, Thurs., Jan. 24, 2008 WASHINGTON – Researchers have assembled the entire genome of a living organism — a bacterium — in what they hope is an important step to creating artificial … Continue reading

Does belief in free will affect moral behaviour? Can we reconcile free will and determinism?

Deric Bownds profiles a study by Vohs and Schooler of the University of British Columbia, which found that the presenting arguments for determinism increases the likelihood of selfishness and cheating.

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