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2021 DoSER Spring Newsletter Copy
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2022 Spring Newsletter: Who Is Science & More News from AAAS DoSER

Lilah Sloane-Barrett

The 2022 DoSER Spring Newsletter includes a goodbye letter from Dr. Jennifer Wiseman's as DoSER's Director, an overview of our…
Eight scientists, in the middle reads a banner
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Who Is Science?

Science is driven by people. It is a "shared human activity." This video series delves into the many facets of…
Three skulls in front of the words
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How Did Humans Become Human? Becoming Human: Parts 1 & 2

In this 2-part video series, scientists discuss how humans survived evolution and survived all other hominid species.
Becoming Human, Part 1, How did we get here?
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When Did Humans Become Human? Becoming Human, Part 1

When did humans become human? In this first part of our video series "Becoming Human," scientists ponder the evolution of…
Becoming Human. Why are we here and not others?
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How Did Humans Survive Evolution? Becoming Human, Part 2

Why are we here and none of the other hominids are? In this second video of "Becoming Human," scientists explore…
Science: a shared activity
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What Does It Mean To Be A Scientist?

What does it mean to be a scientist? How do scientists work together, and how do new scientific discoveries interact…
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Science Can Answer the How, Can Religion Answer the Why?

"When it comes to existence and the cosmos, science and astronomy can explain the how but there’s a missing question…
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Prayer and Pain – A 1500 Year-Old Mystery

Dr. Sue Sheridan, a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, sheds light on how monks prayed 1500…
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Can You Solve Physics Problems With Your Dreams?

Dr. James Gates, Director of the Brown Theoretical Physics Center, encountered an unsolvable problem in physics called the Unequal Force…
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Should Religion Have a Place in Conversations About Science?

Dr. Guy Consolmagno, also known as the ‘Pope’s Astronomer,’ is both a scientist who studies the cosmos but also a…