Date May 6, 2019
__edited, cell membrane, engineering, foresight, Marcos Eberlin, methodological naturalism
Distinguished Chemist Marcos Eberlin Explains How Life’s Problem-Solving Engineering Requires Foresight
May 6, 2019
Guest Marcos Eberlin
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On this episode of
ID the Future, Jonathan Wells speaks with distinguished Brazilian chemist Marcos Eberlin about Eberlin’s new book . Eberlin is a world leader in the field of mass spectrometry, and the book is endorsed by three Nobel laureates. Foresight: How the Chemistry of Life Reveals Planning and Purpose
In this first of two conversations, Eberlin speaks to the scientist’s duty to follow the evidence where it leads, and explains how the incredible problem-solving engineering involved in just one structure, the cell membrane, must lead one to the conclusion that a mind planned it in advance.
Marcos Nogueira Eberlin Senior Fellow, Center for Science and Culture A member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, Marcos Eberlin received his PhD in chemistry from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and served as a postdoc at Purdue University. Back at UNICAMP, he founded and coordinated for 25 years the ThoMSon Mass Spectrometry (MS) Laboratory, making it an internationally recognized research center, one of the best-equipped and innovative MS laboratories worldwide. Eberlin has published nearly 1,000 scientific articles and is a recipient of many awards and honors, including the title of Commander of the National Order of Scientific Merit (2005) from Brazil’s President, the Zeferino Vaz Award (2002) for excellence in teaching and research.