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“Insulin for All: Improving Nature’s Handiwork” Origins Science Scholars East

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Nelson Phillips
“Insulin for All: Improving Nature’s Handiwork”
What is diabetes and what does insulin do? Discoveries made in the Department of Biochemistry at Case Western Reserve University have led to a form of portable insulin that can be stored at room temperature. This breakthrough opens up the world for diabetics wanting to travel, and will provide lifesaving treatment for people in the third world who don’t have access to refrigeration.
Origins Science Scholars East
OSS’s on-campus series has expanded to the east side! […Read more]

Origins Science Scholars South – Danny Solow “The Origins and Evolution of Computers” –At the Parma Library!

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Danny Solow
“The Origins and Evolution of Computers”
Laptop computers are ubiquitous today…but how did we get here? What discoveries were necessary? Not just the evolution of different computing devices over the centuries but also the people, the human insights and creativity that brought us to this point.

Origins Science Scholars South
OSS’s on-campus series has expanded to the south side!
This lecture is free & open to the public!
5:30 – Coffee and cookies
6-7 – […Read more]

Life, the Universe and Hotdogs at the Happy Dog Bar

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ISO’s “Life, the Universe and Hotdogs” series has become quite a phenomenon over the past several years.
Please consult our Calendar for dates and topics, and join us!
The talks take place the 4th Tuesday of every month except December at the original Happy Dog Bar Detroit Ave. […Read more]

Happy Dog at Euclid Tavern “Think n Drink”

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The Institute for the Science of Origins is pleased to partner with the Happy Dog‘s new location in University Circle. Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern has breathed new life into the beloved establishment!
Please consult our Calendar for dates and topics!
ISO sponsors a series of informal lectures the 2nd Wednesday of every month.  These “Think n Drink” lectures will follow the format used so successfully for our  “Life, […Read more]

The Origins Science Scholars Programs

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For more information on OSS, call Lori at 216-368-4257
The Origins Science Scholars program began on campus in 2009 and has become a favorite venue for Cleveland area folks interested in or curious about cutting edge science.
With topics changing every semester and ranging from the beginning of the universe, to the origin of the earth and solar system, to the origin and evolution of life on earth, the human mind and consciousness, and evolution and human health. […Read more]