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Ting Wu and Nadine Vincenten
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Ting Wu and Nadine Vincenten

DoSER Staff

We spoke with Ting Wu and Nadine Vincenten about learning from high school students, moving beyond purely scientific understandings of…
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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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…
Joseph Graves talks
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Racism – Can We Use Science to Fight It?

Dr. Joseph Graves, Professor of Biological Science at North Carolina AT&T State University, has spent his life studying genetics and…
David Go talks
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Why Do We Get Hung Up on the Word ‘Theory’ of Darwin’s Theory?

Dr. David Go is a Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, and has noticed…