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A Nobel Laureate and his son, a jazz musician, team up to fuse art and science, (cancer cell biology and jazz), at the Guggenheim's Works and Process program.Multimedia: Video animations
A new book from the director of the Center on Environmental Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute exposes a muddled century-long research effort.
On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Rachel Carson, three scientists present current research on the presence of DDT in nature and its consequences for birds, breast cancer rates and malaria.
According to Enrico Fermi, there's a high probability of extraterrestrial life, but we haven't found any yet. Why is that? Listen in as top scientists discuss the question of what and who else might be out there.
Even in the 21st century, there's a significant percentage of people who deeply mistrust science and scientists. Why? And what can we do about it? The first of a three-part series.
Advances in physical sciences, biology, and neuroscience have dramatically enhanced our knowledge of the human species. But can physical sciences solve the biggest mystery—the emergence of human consciousness?
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