[Blueboard] sci10 plenary

sio marquez nmarquez at ateneo.edu
Thu Sep 7 11:43:09 PHT 2006

* * * The problem of the origin of life is clearly basically equivalent to the
problem of the origin of biological information. In accordance with this, the
idea of biological information emerges as the fundamental concept in the
physicochemical theory of the origin of life.

                            - Kuppers, Bernd-Olaf. [researcher, Max Planck
Institute for Biophysical Chemistry], "Information and the Origin of Life,"
[1986], MIT Press: Cambridge MA, 1990, p.170.

                     The Science and Society Plenary Series
                                    and the
                        School of Science and Engineering

                                 invite you to

                        SEARCHING FOR THE ORIGINS OF LIFE

                                 a lecture by

                         Rev. Bienvenido F. Nebres, SJ
                          Ateneo de Manila University

                             Escaler Lecture Hall
                           Science Education Complex
                          Wednesday, 13 September 2006
                              830am, 930am, 130pm

"Considering the way the prebiotic soup is referred to in so many discussions of
the origin of life as an already established reality, it comes as something of a
shock to realize that there is absolutely no positive evidence for its

                                -- Denton, Michael (1985). Evolution: A Theory
in Crisis Bethesda, Maryland: Adler and Adler Publishers, p.261

Norman Dennis E. Marquez, MD
Health Sciences Program /
Sci 10 Coordinator
School of Science and Engineering
Ateneo de Manila University
426-6001 ext 5618
426-1035 (tele-fax)
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