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Bossy and the Nature of Science

My husband writes a science article for a monthly newsletter & this morning I interrupted him in his office as he was in the middle of this month’s submission. 1,086 more words

Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: On the Origins of Species - Charles Darwin

On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life is a book written for us non-specialist readers by Charles Darwin. 780 more words

Thought For The Day

Huge Alzheimer’s breakthrough stuns scientists

Scientists have just made a massive discovery that could have major implications for fighting dementia in old age.

Scientists have just made what could be the most important discovery about brains in a very long time, as the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine said in a report released this past week that exercise, controlling blood pressure, and some brain training may be the magic formula to preventing mental decline, Alzheimer’s or dementia in old age. 1,245 more words

Daily News

Evolution Will No Longer Be Taught in Turkish Schools

Claiming that evolution is “debatable, controversial, and too complicated for students,” Turkey’s board of education has decided to stop teaching Darwinian natural selection in its schools. 36 more words


Causal emergence, downward causation, and more...

The role of agency in causation is empirically obvious. When I move my hands and grab the coffee mug and drink the coffee the cause of these events is me (the agent). 578 more words