Bob Kurland, Ph.D.

How Did Life Begin?

“An honest man, armed with all the knowledge available to us now, could only state that in some sense, the origin of life appears at the moment to be almost a miracle, so many are the conditions which would have

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Bob Kurland, Ph.D.

Why Catholics should know about science

Science can purify religion from error and superstition; religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes. Each can draw the other into a wider world, a world in which both can flourish.Pope St. John Paul II, Letter to Rev. George Coyne,

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Bob Kurland, Ph.D.

Sunrise, Sunset–Circadian Rhythms and a Nobel Prize

“(Men) Sunrise, sunset Sunrise, sunset Swiftly flow the days Seedlings turn overnight to sunflowers Blossoming even as we gaze (Women) Sunrise, sunset Sunrise, sunset Swiftly fly the years One season following another Laden with happiness and tears” —“Sunrise, Sunset”, Fiddler

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Bob Kurland, Ph.D.

Who speaks for science?

“We should not have people in office who do not believe in facts and truths and modern science…”–Leonard DiCaprio, Address at Yale University. I have a better idea.   Rather than actors (who didn’t graduate high school, but did get

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