Monthly Archives: June 2012

Did Consciousness Cause the Cambrian Evolutionary Explosion?

Many thanks to contributing editor Don Salmon for sourcing this informative and (in the context of recent public debate about the nature of evolution) highly relevant article. By: Stuart Hameroff, MD In: Toward a Science of Consciousness II: The 1996 … Continue reading

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Criminal Science

Following article by Ethan A. Huff, published at Natural 27 June 2012 Biotechnology giant Syngenta has officially been outed for deliberately hiding data that proves the company’s genetically-modified (GM) Bt 176 corn is directly responsible for killing livestock. Dr. … Continue reading

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Who Owns a Work of Art?

Essay by Lucia Wiley Note: This article originally appeared in the Artists’ Equity Association’s Oregon Chapter Newsletter (No. 1; May 19, 1953). It was written in response to the destruction of Lucia’s “Youth Marches On” murals in the library of … Continue reading

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Science, Divinity, and other Big Ideas

I saw an interesting quote tonight on Answer this simple question: A bat and ball cost a dollar and ten cents. The bat costs a dollar more than the ball. How much does the ball cost? Most people quickly answer … Continue reading

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What Would Jesus or Buddha have Tweeted?

There hasn’t been much discussion about this controversial question, perhaps in part because it’s so utterly pointless. Scientists estimate Jesus would have had twelve followers, but even by his time, immortal tweets like Dumped kingdom for inner world of stainless … Continue reading

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