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UA College of Science's Evolution: A Series of Lectures Exploring Our World and Ourselves
Tuesday, April 25, 2006, Disease Evolution: The Example of HIV Michael Worobey, Evolutionary insights have been key to understanding the origins of HIV and its devastating impacts on human health. The talk describes how some of the landmark evolutionary discoveries have been used to shed light on the past, present and future of HIV/AIDS. Tuesday, April 18, 2006, Michael Hammer. The latest discoveries about the origin of our species, including the intriguing possibility of interbreeding between our ancestors and Neandertals. March 28, 2006, Social Evolution: Cooperation and Conflict from Molecules to Society, Rick Michod Tuesday, March 21, 2006, Joaquin Ruiz. Earth Evolution: The Formation of Our Planet. The story of how the Earth evolved from its fiery beginnings to the habitable planet we all enjoy. Tuesday, February 21, 2006, Joanna Masel. Biological Evolution: What It Is and What It Isn't. How scientific theories of evolution explain how living things may look as if they were designed, whether humans are still evolving and the differences between science and religion, including a discussion of intelligent design.

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UA College of Science's Evolution: A Series of Lectures Exploring Our World and Ourselves
Tuesday, April 25, 2006, Disease Evolution: The Example of HIV Michael Worobey, Evolutionary insights have been key to understanding the origins of HIV and its devastating impacts on human health. The talk describes how some of the landmark evolutionary discoveries have been used to shed light on the past, present and future of HIV/AIDS. Tuesday, April 18, 2006, Michael Hammer. The latest discoveries about the origin of our species, including the intriguing possibility of interbreeding between our ancestors and Neandertals. March 28, 2006, Social Evolution: Cooperation and Conflict from Molecules to Society, Rick Michod Tuesday, March 21, 2006, Joaquin Ruiz. Earth Evolution: The Formation of Our Planet. The story of how the Earth evolved from its fiery beginnings to the habitable planet we all enjoy. Tuesday, February 21, 2006, Joanna Masel. Biological Evolution: What It Is and What It Isn't. How scientific theories of evolution explain how living things may look as if they were designed, whether humans are still evolving and the differences between science and religion, including a discussion of intelligent design.

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    Social Evolution: Cooperation and Conflict from Molecules to Society

    Social Evolution: Cooperation and Conflict from Molecules to Society

    Abstract: Although the Darwinian explanation for the diversity of life is often characterized as "nature red in tooth and claw," this talk discusses how recent research shows that cooperation, too, plays a fundamental role in evolution. Presented March 28, 2006.

    • 1 hr 3 min
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    Biological Evolution: What It Is and What It Isn't

    Biological Evolution: What It Is and What It Isn't

    Abstract: Dr. Joanna Masel discusses how scientific theories of evolution explain how living things may look as if they were designed, whether humans are still evolving and the differences between science and religion, including a discussion of intelligent design. February 21, 2006.

    • 52 min
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    Disease Evolution: The Example of HIV

    Disease Evolution: The Example of HIV

    Abstract: Evolutionary insights have been key to understanding the origins of HIV and its devastating impacts on human health. The talk describes how some of the landmark evolutionary discoveries have been used to shed light on the past, present and future of HIV/AIDS. April 25, 2006

    • 1 hr 21 min
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    Earth Evolution: The Formation of Our Planet

    Earth Evolution: The Formation of Our Planet

    Abstract: Joaquin Ruiz tells the story of how the Earth evolved from its fiery beginnings to the habitable planet we all enjoy. March 21, 2006.

    • 59 min
    • video
    Human Evolution: Tracing Our Origins with DNA

    Human Evolution: Tracing Our Origins with DNA

    Abstract: Michael Hammer discusses the latest discoveries about the origin of our species, including the intriguing possibility of interbreeding between our ancestors and Neanderthals. April 18, 2006

    • 1 hr 5 min

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