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Proclaiming the Gospel to All of (Cyber)Creation

Thanks to technological innovation, we now have access to spiritual wisdom and divine inspiration at all times — flying 35,000 feet in the air,...
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Are We Becoming Obsolete? Robot Workers and the Future of Business

You walk into a restaurant to be greeted by a robot, its face fixed in an expression of synthetic courtesy, and it asks if...
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What is Bitcoin? A Simple Overview for Business-Minded Professionals

PLNU’s Fermanian Business and Economic Institute provides clarification about the strange world of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, as well as sheds light on some...
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Ben Cater, Ph.D., on the Recent Discovery of an Ancient Mayan...

Using laser technology (Light Detection and Ranging), researchers discovered a massive, intricate, and hidden Mayan Civilization in the jungles of northern Guatemala. Ben Cater...
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A Frightening New World? Contemplating The Role of Tomorrow’s Technology

A capacious laboratory swarms with workers in white overalls, their hands gloved with “pale, corpse-colored rubber.” There are several work tables inside, each accompanied...
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Women & STEM

Although there are talented women in every field, the gender gap in many science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields is well documented. According to...
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Experience: Faith & Science

April Maskiewicz Cordero, Ph.D., PLNU biology professor, interviews author, journalist and host of "On Being" podcast, Krista Tippett, during Writer's Symposium by the Sea.

Teaching Machines to Learn

Not only was she pushing herself outside of her comfort zone exploring this new field, Dotter was also getting to ask questions of purpose...

Faculty Spotlight: Mike Dorrell, Ph.D.

What if effective cancer treatments didn’t cause serious and uncomfortable side effects? What if people with vision loss could have their sight fully restored?...

The Social Media Silo Situation

The year is 2016. The place, Facebook. A 30-something man is scrolling through his newsfeed when he sees the inflammatory headline of a news...

Talking Point: Q&A with Dawne Page, Ph.D.

Dr. Dawne Page, chair of the Department of Biology, holds a Ph.D. in immunology from the University of California, San Francisco, and teaches courses...

Setting out Into the Deep

Alvin, a compact, pointed submersible reminiscent of a small starship out of a science-fiction film, descends slowly. The welcoming light blue of the water, colored...

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