Moses Znaimer’s ideacity11 is just days away (June 15-17 at Koerner Hall in Toronto!) and leading up to the conference, we’ve been conducting interviews with just some of the fascinating people who will be presenting:
Ray Jayawardhana is a professor and Canada Research Chair in observational astrophysics at the University of Toronto. Wired magazine put it best: “As astronomers go, RayJay is a rock star.”:
Stuart Kim is a Professor of Developmental Biology and Genetics at Stanford University. Kim’s recent research focus has been on worms and aging. One of the hot results? A gene that can make worms live longer:
Dickson Despommier, who holds a Ph.D. in microbiology, is working on a project called the Vertical Farm - taking a greenhouse and putting it on its side:
Diana Reiss is a cognitive psychologist whose research focuses on the intelligence of dolphins. One such discovery? That dolphins are able to recognize themselves in mirrors:
Sheril Kirshenbaum is a research scientist with the Webber Energy Group. She is the author of The Science of Kissing – the anthropology, the history and the differences between men and women that are associated with this universal human behaviour:
Christopher Ryan is the author of Sex At Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality. Ryan suggests that there is evidence that man is not suppose to be monogomous – that Homo sapiens evolved in relatively promiscuous groups:
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