Sketching Big Data
Wed, Oct 25 2017 @7:00pm
Science Center Hall C
One Oxford St., Cambridge, MA
         
Like a string of pearls, the spine is made of a series of similar vertebrae. A so-called segmentation clock creates this repetitive arrangement in developing embryos: Each time the clock ticks, a vertebra starts to form...
         
Understanding the differences between inanimate matter and living matter is one of the fundamental unsolved problems of science. Although this question might be framed as philosophical...