Science History - ISB 202 Sept. 6 Science and Society...

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ISB 202 Sept. 6 Science and Society Science Awareness in the US - 1998 A. Whom do people trust the lease the most 1. Politicians 2. Corporations 3. Media 4. Organized Religion 5. Supreme Court 6. Scientists 7. Medical Doctors Scientists rank high B. What do citizens know?? Instructors one word answer to most of the world’s problems: EDUCATION Vasopressin: male hormone; opens the door for males who have trouble with commit- ment Monogamy: does not mean never having sex outside the relationship, as far as animal researchers define it. Instead they are BIOLOGICALLY monogamous not socially monogamous Human tears contain pheromones, substances that influence behavior based on smell What is Life? “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” John Lennon A. Origin of life? Can scientists create life? not yet What’s required? B. What is life? - A quality which distinguishes an organism from an inanimate object - a principle or force that underlies the distinctive quality of animate beings
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