The Purposeful Lab: Evolution on Planet Earth: A Discussion with Cambridge University’s Simon Conway Morris
In this episode of Purposeful Lab Dan Kuebler interviews Dr. Simon Conway Morris about evolution.
Introducing The Purposeful Lab
On this first episode of The Purposeful Lab podcast, hosts Dan Kuebler and Catherine Hadro discuss purpose in biology, purpose in the universe, and more.
Building a Modern Human in 8 Million Years [VIDEO]
Beginning 6 to 7 million years ago, the lineages leading to modern humans and chimpanzees diverged, revealing the origins of our distinct human qualities.
Dan Kuebler Writes About Pope Benedict’s Last Testimony on Faith and Science
Dan Kuebler Writes about Pope Benedict’s Last Testimony on Faith and Science
A Revolution in the Study of Ancient DNA
Scientists discovered Neanderthal DNA in a cave in Belgium—one without any Neanderthal fossils. This is a major advance in evolutionary biology.
Is Increasing Complexity Evolution’s Purpose?
If the last 14 billion years of evolution have shown one thing, it is that there seems to be an inherent direction in evolution — moving toward complexity.
The Arrow of Evolution [VIDEO]
Dr. Dan Kuebler shows that life seems to have a drive toward complexity. Does that mean the universe is also purposed for complexity?
Biogenesis: The Origin of Life on Earth [VIDEO]
What caused living organisms to come into being? Many scientists have tried to discover the answer to the mystery of life’s origins.
Increasing Complexity in Evolution and the Universe [VIDEO]
Dan Kuebler discusses several concepts in biology and cosmology that demonstrate the idea of simple structures moving towards increasing complexity.
Nobel Prize Winner Links Human And Neanderthal DNA
On October 3rd, Svante Pääbo won the Nobel prize in medicine for his research on neanderthal DNA. But what does neanderthal DNA have to do with medicine?
Why Do We Have Emotions? The Science Behind Positive Emotions
Why do we have emotions? Research has linked positive emotions with better health outcomes and relationships. But why did we develop them to begin with?
What Does Evolution Mean? A Conversation with Dr. Dan Kuebler [VIDEO]
What does evolution mean? Is it random or purposeful? Listen to biologist Dr. Dan Kuebler on the meaning of evolution.