Bruce Damer shows the audience at SAND18 the very first photo of RNA formed spontaneously from samples he collected from a hot spring. From this, in a wide-ranging talk which draws from our understanding of early human ancestry and some of our modern creation myths, including Star Wars, he speculates about the nature of human life and the stories we have created to live by.
It would be useful to add adept perceivers to the studies.
If the conscious mind—the part you consider you—accounts for only a fraction of the brain's function, what is all the rest doing?
New research shows that the physical effects of trauma can be passed down to children and even to grandchildren
Some of physics' remaining secrets may actually relent through the human senses.
Scientists discover psychedelic DMT creates waking dream state in brain
The study of epigenetics has changed how we look at the effect that our genetic inheritance has on our physical and mental health, as well as on that of our children and grandchildren.
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
In the quest for innovative and functional designs, many scientists are now turning to nature for inspiration.
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Neuroscientist Beau Lotto conducted an ambitious study with Cirque du Soleil on the emotion of awe
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
Q: How do quantum phenomena take part in photosynthesis and why is it important?
What are we? A soul? An immaterial mind? A flow of energy? Are we our bodies or neural patterns in our brains?
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