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Selection and "Intelligence".

The human mind is not an instrument for discerning the truth. It is an instrument of survival. You may be assuming that evolving for these two purposes would produce equivalent minds, or minds with equivalent functionality, but that is not the case. 1,381 more words

Science

The Language of Life Part 1 of 5

Part 1 of 5 on a series called “The Language of Life”. This series explores reality, and more specifically biology, as an engine of communication. Based on the communication made through the cosmos, it explores what it says about who we are, how we can understand and apply this information to find fulfillment and where we might be going in the future.

Wisdom

Recent Issues of the following journals have been published:

Adolescent Psychiatry, 4 Issue 2

 Aims & Scope

Adolescent Psychiatry publishes reports of original research, critical reviews of topics relevant to practitioners, clinical observations with analysis and discussion, analysis of philosophical, ethical or social aspects of the fields of psychiatry and mental health, case reports with discussions, letters, and position papers. 400 more words

Bentham Science Publishers

Una Introducción a la Biología de Sistemas

En esta ocasión vamos a tratar un tema bastante interesante y relacionado con la biología sintética; se trata de la biología de sistemas.

Primero tendremos una breve introducción a la biología a nivel celular. 1,995 more words

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"Neuroscience in the era of functional genomics and systems biology"

This review by Geschwind and Konopa from UCLA (go Bruins!) presents a neat systems outlook on neuroscience. The authors argue that a hypothesis-generating, omics-based approach is not only a strong complement to the more traditional hypothesis-testing approach, but a necessity if we want to accelerate breakthroughs in neuroscience. 274 more words

Neuroscience

How Microbes Affect Our Personality

This video explores some of the ways microbes like bacteria and fungi affect the way we behave. It challenges the assumption that we are alone at the top of the food chain making choices and taking actions because our intelligence gives us this power.

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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2013 and multiscale modeling in biology

Biology is not the same as it used to be. Since it was demonstrated in the 50’s that the DNA, a biomolecule, is key to genetic inheritance in living beings, nothing was never the same. 1,060 more words

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