The Biology of Superheroes Podcast
The Biology of Superheroes Podcast
Dr. Shane Campbell-Staton and Arien Darby
Episode 9: Evolution and Genetics in the Star Trek Universe
51 minutes Posted Feb 2, 2019 at 7:53 pm.
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In this episode, we take a look at the Star Trek Universe! We explore evolution, genetics, the search for intelligent alien life and interspecies boot-knocking. We chat with Dr. Mohamed Noor of Duke University, an evolutionary geneticist and author of Live Long and Evolve: What Star Trek can teach us about Evolution, Genetics and Life on Other Worlds. Could alien nanobots actually evolve? Is it possible that Captain Kirk has illegitimate alien babies running around the galaxy? Take a listen a find out!

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