Science and Environment
Biochemist Jennifer Doudna talks to Vision’s Dan Cloer about a genetic-engineering breakthrough that has profound implications for biology and medicine.
As we uncover the medical potential of stem cell research there will continue to be moral and ethical conflicts within science and politics.
There is not a much bigger question than “Where did the universe come from?” and the theory of origins called the “big bang” has become the dominant answer.
Recent discoveries in neuroscience are providing exciting insights into the nature of being human.
On this unique planet, our decisions have global consequences for all life that cannot be indefinitely ignored.
Our planet shows increasing signs of succumbing to the assault we and our technologies have launched. Is humanity’s current course sustainable?
Where did the universe come from? the “big bang” has become the dominant answer. But that frames a new question: What happened before the big bang?
Quantum theory is beyond the grasp of most of us. Even physicists struggle to make sense of things that common sense suggests are impossible. Why, then, is faith in science seen as rational while faith in God is not?
As initiatives are made to communicate with life beyond Earth, will we finally get the message that has always been available to us?
Vision reviews three books that offer possible solutions to the challenges our planet faces as population steadily climbs, more cities become megacities, and the demand for food burgeons.