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Rupert Sheldrake, PhD, is a biologist and author best known for his hypothesis of morphic resonance. At Cambridge University he worked in developmental biology as a Fellow of Clare College. He was Principal Plant Physiologist at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics in Hyderabad, India. From 2005 to 2010 he was Director of the Perrott-Warrick project for research on unexplained human and animal abilities, funded by Trinity College, Cambridge.

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The Big Questions in Science: Online Course

Contemporary materialist science is undergoing a credibility crunch. The biggest problem of all for materialism is the existence of consciousness. Join this unique online course and free the spirit of inquiry with Rupert Sheldrake, from 4 to 24 November 2021.

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Talk: Morphic Resonance After Forty Years

A New Science of Life was published on June 21, 1981, forty years ago. In it I proposed the hypothesis of morphic resonance, the idea that memory is inherent in nature. I recently gave this talk to the Institute of Noetic Science and the British Scientific and Medical Network.

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Is the Sun Conscious?

A new paper by Rupert published on April 6 in the Journal of Consciousness Studies.
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Animal Powers

A series of papers on the unexplained powers of animals, from a telepathic talking parrot, to psychic dogs that know when their owners are heading home.

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A New Science of Life / Morphic Resonance Turns 40

In 1981 A New Science of Life was first published, sparking a controversy that persists today. In the biology journal BioEssays, Alex Gomez-Marin reflects on this in Facing biology’s open questions.

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The Science Delusion

Available today in the UK and on Amazon, this new paperback edition includes updated scientific findings.

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Dynamic Patterns in Water as Analogue Models

Rupert shows how wave-patterns can give rise to forms, and discusses the history of liquid computers.

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Joint Attention Test Updated for 2020!

Can you tell if you're looking at the same picture as someone else? Grab a friend and give it a try.

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Podcasts and Streaming Audio

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Wikipedia Hijacked by Dogmatists

The world's most democratic encyclopedia in theory falls rather short of that in practice, as the case of Rupert's Wikipedia page abundantly illustrates.

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Recent Scientific Paper PDF

Can Morphic Fields Help Explain Telepathy and the Sense of Being Stared At?. Published in Mindfield Bulletin (2019), Volume 11 Issue 1, 26-33, by Rupert Sheldrake.

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Upcoming Events

Online Course:
The Big Questions in Science
How to understand them & set yourself free from dogmas

November 4-24th
6pm GMT / 1pm EST / 10am PST

Thursday 4: Intro & Sessions 1-4
Wednesday 10: Live Q&A
Thursday 11: Sessions 5-8
Thursday 18: Sessions 9-12
Wednesday 24: Live Q&A

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Dialogue:
Dialogue with Graham Hancock on the Nature of Consciousness and the Limits of the Materialist Paradigm
Zoom Conference

November 5
Friday
10AM GMT

Beyond the Brain Online 2021: Further Reaches of Consciousness Research

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