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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…
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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…
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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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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…
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Evolution & Religion – Are We Asking the Wrong Questions?

Dr. Sean Carroll, a Professor of genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, talks about the discourse of evolution and religion.
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Can Genetics Change How We View Race?

Dr. Jada Benn-Torres is a researcher and Professor of Anthropology at Vanderbilt University, where she is leading a team to…
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Humility—Can it Exist in Science?

Humility—what role does it play in science? What can scientists learn from religion? Dr. Agustin Fuentes, a Professor of Anthropology…