Neil Theise is Professor of Pathology and of Medicine at Mount Sinai and a leader in the fields of liver diseases, liver stem cells, and adult stem cell plasticity. In this interview he talks about complexity theory’s applications to biology and explains how the self-organizing principle depends on randomness. He advances the dialogue between science and spirituality, reminding us that non-duality implies duality, and that nothing is independent or permanent.
The meaning of death and dying in a death-phobic culture and more on Sounds of SAND Episode 2
Even with its explanatory power, Big Bang theory takes its place in a long line of myths.
This groundbreaking book is an invitation to the public, to citizen scientists, and to professional scientists to reject the materialistic worldview of modern science
In our common experience, you can't get something for nothing. In the quantum realm, something really can emerge from nothing.
"Vision is an art, and nature an old master painter teaching us how to see the underlying reality of things to be — before they actually are. "
explore psychedelics and their therapeutic uses in two entertaining and informative talks from SAND 18 and 19
Cheese is not just a tasty snack — it’s an ecosystem. And the fungi and bacteria within that ecosystem play a big part in shaping the flavor and texture of the final product.
Taking a long view of life on Earth, Robin Wall Kimmerer explores how mosses—ancient beings who transformed the world—teach us strategies for persisting amid a changing climate.
the challenge of choosing deep-focus work and connection over superficial distraction and stimulation
I am a body plus. A body plus trauma, plus illness, plus pollen, plus spores, plus caretakers and friends and loved ones and wild kin.
An exploration of a groundbreaking assertion of a new paper published in the Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
“Definitely these galaxies are a big deal, but it remains to be seen how exciting they will look in the context of a few months’ progress with JWST,” Carnall says. The best is yet to come.
Scientists are slowly understanding collaboration’s role in biology
Let’s start with Anaximander, who said everything forming in Nature incurs a debt which it must repay so that other things may form, which I see as the essence of evolution and a fascinating take on Dying to Live.
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