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“Gangen” with Virologist Luis Perez Villarreal | Suzan Mazur

Article – Suzan Mazur

If living systems work by these processes that are consortial and complex, then our very language and logic is a problem in terms of how we apply it to understand whats going on. Luis P. Villarreal Read more »

Alastair Thompson, Scoop Media & the Cost of Free Journalism

Opinion – Suzan Mazur

How does a news organization that cares about authentic journalism and has a mission to effect positive change continue to operate in these times of derivative storytelling when advertising dollars are no longer determined by the quality of … Read more »

Stuart Newman: The Virosphere And Non-Linear Evolution

Article – Suzan Mazur

It was Stuart Newman who was the first of the Altenberg 16 scientists I discussed developments with following the Extended Synthesis symposium in 2008 at Konrad Lorenz Institute, a meeting I was barred from attending for having gotten out in front of … Read more »

The Origin of Life Circus – A New Book By Suzan Mazur

Press Release – Suzan Mazur

The Origin of Life Circus – A New Book By Suzan Mazur Press Release from Suzan Mazur Read more »

“Oomph” & Origin of Life at Hydrothermal Vents

Article – Suzan Mazur

The notion that life originated in hydrothermal vents was for a long time a sleepy area of scientific inquiry because the vents first found, known as “black smokers,” were way too hot and acidic. But in 1989, Michael Russell, a British geochemist who … Read more »

University of Illinois Channels Carl Woese for All

Article – Suzan Mazur

Author Isaac Asimov once told me he did his best thinking in his underwear. Asimov might have appreciated the convenience of MOOC-style learning, that is, the free “massive open online course” experience being offered by the University of Illinois, … Read more »

An Interview with Jack Szostak

Article – Suzan Mazur

There is a certain hush when the name Jack Szostak is mentioned in science circles. Yes he’s a Nobel Laureate, but the pause seems to be more for a man people trust. He’s also a handsome man, with fine Polish features (his paternal grandfather was … Read more »

Matt Powner: Making a Protocell

Article – Suzan Mazur

Protocell pioneer Matthew Powner has the fresh-face good looks of an athlete you’d expect to show up at World Cup 2014, and a voice reminiscent of the “British Invasion” (he’s from the north of England). But the relaxed focus he projects signals something … Read more »

Jack Szostak: “Life in Lab” In 3 – 5 Years

Article – Suzan Mazur

“You heard it here first,” announced World Science Festival moderator and astrophysicist Mario Livio as Harvard biologist and Nobel laureate Jack Szostak told a “Search for Life” gathering of 50 on Saturday afternoon in New York that he expected to make … Read more »

Jaron Lanier: Stop Online Human Exploitation

Article – Suzan Mazur

Great minds think alike — that is, late Saturday Night Live comedic genius Michael O’Donoghue and Jaron Lanier, the “father of virtual reality” and author of the book, Who Owns the Future? Read more »

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