Science

Upcoming event

Why Do People Reject Good Science?

Mon, Aug 3 2015 - 5:15pm

Dr. Eugenie Scott, Physical Anthropologist; Former Executive Director, National Center for Science Education; Author, Evolution vs. Creationism; Co-editor, Not in Our Classrooms: Why Intelligent Design Is Wrong for Our Schools Read more »

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Psychological Pseudoscience

Tue, May 5 2015 - 5:15pm

Sheldon W. Helms, Associate Professor of Psychology, Ohlone College; Board of Directors Member, Bay Area Skeptics; Founder, Ohlone Psychology Club Speaker Series Read more »

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Juan Enriquez and Steve Gullans: Evolving Ourselves

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Thu, Apr 16 2015 - 6:00pm

Juan Enriquez, Co-Founder, Excel Venture Management; Co-Author, Evolving Ourselves: How Unnatural Selection and Nonrandom Mutation Are Changing Life on Earth, Twitter: @Evolving
Steve Gullans, Co-Founder, Excel Venture Management; Co-Author, Evolving Ourselves: How Unnatural Selection and Nonrandom Mutation Are Changing Life on Earth, Twitter: @stevegullans Read more »

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John Hargrove: Beyond Blackfish

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Tue, Mar 31 2015 - 6:30pm

John Hargrove, Former Killer Whale Trainer; Star, Blackfish; Author, Beneath The Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld and The Truth Beyond Blackfish

John Hargrove’s career as one of the most experienced orca trainers in the world spanned the course of two decades. He worked with 20 different whales, on two different continents, and at two of SeaWorld’s U.S. facilities, where he was promoted to the highest level of trainer and given elite access to the parks’ most dangerous whales. Read more »

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Deep Decarbonization of the United States

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Thu, Mar 26 2015 - 6:00pm

Jim Williams, Chief Scientist, Energy and Environmental Economics (E3) Read more »

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Gary Wenk: Your Brain on Food

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Mon, Feb 23 2015 - 7:00pm

Gary Wenk, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience & Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics, Ohio State University and Medical Center; Author, Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings
Lisa Krieger, Science/Medicine Reporter, San Jose Mercury News - Moderator Read more »

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Healthy Aging: Lowering the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

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Tue, Feb 3 2015 - 5:15pm

Patricia Renaut Spilman, M.S., Senior Scientist, Buck Institute Read more »

Past event

NASA’s Kepler Mission: A Bounty of Planets Orbiting Distant Stars

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Thu, Jan 29 2015 - 6:00pm

Jack J. Lissauer, American Research Scientist, NASA's Ames Research Center; Co-Investigator, Kepler Mission Read more »

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Up the Ladder: Women Pursuing Careers in Science and Technology

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Mon, Nov 17 2014 - 6:00pm

Hilary K. Seligman, M.D., MAS, Associate Professor in Residence, Departments of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF
Diane Wara, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF
Eva Cole, Student, Holy Names High School, Oakland; Alumna, Girls Who Code
Sara Seims, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Population and Reproductive Health Program, Packard Foundation – Moderator Read more »

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Eric Metaxas: Do you Believe in Miracles?

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Wed, Oct 29 2014 - 6:00pm

Eric Metaxas, Lecturer, King’s College; Author, Bonhoeffer and Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life
In conversation with Scot Sherman, Executive Director, Newbigin House of Studies; Teaching Pastor, City Church Read more »

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