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  • emHacking Darwinem
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    Hacking Darwin

    Atlantic Council senior fellow Jamie Metzl looked at the future of genetic engineering and discussed if that technology can be used in the fight against COVID-19. During this virtual book…

    765 views
  • emReader Come Homeem
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    Reader, Come Home

    Maryanne Wolf explored how our brains process reading print versus digital mediums.

    1,655 views
  • emGene Machineem
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    Gene Machine

    Nobel prize winning biologist Venki Ramakrishnan broke DNA down to the molecule, specifically the ribosome.

    698 views
  • emHumanimalem
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    Humanimal

    Adam Rutherford talked about his book, Humanimal: How Homo Sapiens Became Nature’s Most Paradoxical Creature-A New Evolutionary History, in which he detailed evolutionary history and argued…

    764 views
  • emThe Evolution of Beautyem
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    The Evolution of Beauty

    Richard Prum explored Charles Darwin’s studies on evolution and mate choice while providing insight into human sexuality.

    863 views
  • emShe Has Her Mothers Laughem
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    She Has Her Mother's Laugh

    Carl Zimmer looked at heredity, biomedical technology, and the ethics of scientific intervention.

    898 views
  • Bioethics and Transhumanism
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    Bioethics and Transhumanism

    Academics talked about bioethics and the potential for technology to advance the physical and mental capabilities of human beings. They also spoke about technology’s potential for both…

    576 views
  • Washington Journal Vaile Wright Discusses Stress in the US
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    Political Stress in the U.S.

    Psychologist Vaile Wright reported by telephone about the stress caused by politics revealed in the American Psychological Association’s (APA) recent report Stress in America: Coping with…

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Is Current Political Climate Stressing You Out?” The question was inspired by the American Psychological…

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