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The only way to understand what it is to be human is to know what it is like to be not human. Evolutionary anthropologist Dr. Brian Hare(pictured at left) shares research comparing the human mind to that of the bonobo and chimpanzee, as well as the minds of our more distant relatives, like the dog. [...]
ReDefining Human: How Microbes Influence Who We Are Humans are home to vast consortium of bacteria that outnumber our own cells by a factor of ten. Recent research shows that the microorganisms living on and in our bodies are essential to immune system development and protecting us from a vast array of diseases. Moreover, these [...]
The Affordable Care Act has been hotly debated since it was enacted in March, 2010. On October 30, a panel discussion featuring viewpoints from a variety of experts was held at the Salt Lake City Main Library. The panel featured Judi Hilman, Executive Director of the Utah Health Policy Project, Norman Waitzman, Professor in Economics [...]
Five independent and third-party candidates running for the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate offered their thoughts about the U.S. political system and how to change it Monday night at the Salt Lake City Main Library’s Tessman Auditorium.
“We cannot have the best school system in the country and be the lowest in the country in funding.” State Superintendent Larry Shumway had that blunt message for the Utah Legislature as he delivered his final State of Utah Education Address last night at The Open Classroom, a public charter school in Salt Lake City.