Archive for April, 2013

Should We Bring Back Lost Species?

Should We Bring Back Lost Species?

Should we use our scientific and economic resources to restore lost species, many of which were stamped out by our own hands? A recent TEDx conference met to discuss this question.

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REVIEW: God Behaving Badly

REVIEW: God Behaving Badly

The Old Testament God has a bad reputation. What are we to make of a book which depicts God as an ally to slavery, genocide, misogyny and prodigious violence? I explore a theologian’s answer to these questions in the 2011 book God Behaving Badly.

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What Will Happen When Our Drugs Stop Working?

What Will Happen When Our Drugs Stop Working?

The net result of decades of microbial warfare is that the drugs we’ve depended on for so long have stopped working. What would a world look like absent antibiotic remedies?

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The Paths to Multicellularity Are Many

The Paths to Multicellularity Are Many

Two new experiments observe the origin of multicellularity in fungi.

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