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Modern humans evolved in Africa roughly 200,000 years ago. But how did our species go on to populate the rest of the globe?

Scientists use 'virtual unwrapping' to read ancient biblical scroll reduced to 'lump of charcoal'.
Turned to charcoal in a blaze nearly 1,500 years ago, using groundbreaking digital reconstruction the scroll has finally been read and identified as biblical.


Scientists incentivised to publish surprising results frequently in major journals, despite risk that such findings are likely to be wrong, suggests research.

Date: Tuesday 27th September, 7.30pm

Speaker: Dr Chris Forbes, BA (Hons), PhD

Lecture title: The Laws of Nature: the ancient origins of a modern scientific puzzle, and its relationship to Christianity

Venue: Main Common Room, New College, UNSW, (H6; see map, which can be downloaded from the ISCAST website lecture link:  map link. The New College entrance is at 330 Anzac Pde, Kensington.

DATE CHANGE. Please note: This event has been postponed. New date to be advised soon. Watch this space.

Date: To be announced

Topic: Fire in the Belly: Complex problems and how we cope

Speakers: Kerryn Tong, Andrew Wood, Richard Gijsbers


Science may have changed the way we read the opening chapters of Genesis, but we still need to respect the historical integrity of the text. This was Mark Harris’s reflection as he opened his lecture on The Bible and Human Origins at the Faraday summer course last month.

Dr Graeme Finlay presents on Genetics, Evolution, Cancer, Suffering and God at Tabor College.




Science is not sufficient to explain all dimensions of existence, and to see science as our only valid guide to understanding reality is a great mistake, argues a new book by British philosopher Professor Roger Trigg. John Pilbrow, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Monash University and a Life Fellow of ISCAST (Christians in Science and Technology), explains.



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