William Irvine is professor of philosophy at Wright State University. He has written books on such diverse topics as rowing, human desire, and the ancient philosophy Stoicism. His most recent book, from Oxford University Press, is titled "You: A Natural History." In it he explores the extended, multidimensional history of the reader, including your ancestry, the history of your component cells and atoms, and the history of your species and genes.
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30,000 Foot View of Biology
BY BRITT WRAY
@ VOL 27
ON NOV 05, 2013
Britt Way, a radio documentray producer in Toronto, uses her biologist background and radio skills to talk about the development of biology today, especially concerning deextinction. As many of us know, we are living in the Sixth Extinction and our need to play God is more pressing then ever. She shows solutions to right the wrongs that we have created in several interesting and unconventional ways.
"Presentation of the Day" on April 1, 2014.
DIY Your DNA - Genetics For Everyone
BY PHILIPP BOEING
@ VOL 149
ON JUL 26, 2017
"Lots of people can hack, make and create their own technologies and move from being just a consumer to being a participator or even a creator."
In "DIY your DNA - Genetics for Everyone" From PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 149, Philipp Boeing wants to do for genetics what Arduino has done for electronics, making it open to everybody. As co-founder of Bento Lab, he’s helped create the world’s first easy-to-use DNA laboratory. Boeing will tell us about his journey to date with Bento Lab – and what the future holds for citizen science!
Philipp Boeing さんは初心者でも簡単に扱うことが可能なマイコンボード、Arduinoが電子機器の世界に貢献したことを遺伝学にも応用したいと考えています。 Bento Labの共同設立者として、Philippさんは世界で初めて使い勝手の良いDNAラボの創造に貢献しました。 ボーイングは、Bento Labとの今日までの道のりについて、そして未来が市民科学にとってどう歩んでいくことになるかをお話してくださいます！
What Kind of Museum is This?
BY JILL KRIEG-ACCROCCO
@ VOL 36
ON SEP 13, 2018
Jill E. Krieg-Accrocco is the Curator of Anthropology and Exhibitions for the Dayton Society of Natural History as well as an Adjunct Instructor for Wright State University. She received an MA in Anthropology from Indiana University and is a Registered Professional Archaeologist. Did I see her name in the credits for Raiders of the Lost Arc?! Her current work focuses on interactive exhibition design/project management and her primary research focus is prehistoric ceramics.