Seeing what cannot be seen…
Identifying geological features in a densely vegetated, steep, and rough terrain can be almost impossible. Imagery like LiDAR can help researchers see through the tree cover, but subtle landforms can often be missed by the human eye. A team of scientists has tapped into the power of machine learning to identify hidden geologic features. Specifically, […]
Why people suffer? – Call for philosophical essays
Humans are averted to suffering. We do not wish to ache or cry. Yet, life is full of pain. Why? Of what use is that pain? How could good people suffer while others are spared the day? Is there a plan behind all this or are we just trying to discover meaning where there is […]
Philosophy BY children!
Philosophy BY children! A new group to publish and discuss the answers of children to the greatest philosophical problems of humanity was created: PHILOSOPHY BY CHILDREN! Philosophy is not ‘for’ children. Philosophy can only be conducted BY children! We must forget how to think in order to think! True philosophers should always question everything. And […]
Children’s Philosophy Episodes 1 & 2: How a child answers the great questions by… not answering
About Children’s Philosophy: A series of articles that will show how small children answer the greatest philosophical questions of humanity. Philosophers need to question everything. And in order to do that, one must think as a child again! One can find wisdom in crazy persons and in children. So that is what I did: I […]
Organoids. Brain waves. Death…
Some years ago, two hundred and fifty miles over Alysson Muotri’s head, a thousand tiny spheres of brain cells were sailing through space. The clusters, called brain organoids, had been grown a few weeks earlier in the biologist’s lab here at the University of California, San Diego. He and his colleagues altered human skin cells […]
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