In a short presentation that provides a wealth of critical information, Michael Levin reports on the work of his lab at Tufts University on research into how animals control growth and form. All cells, not just nerve cells, communicate electrically, and evidence is growing that it is bioelectrical circuits that play the key role in the plasticity of shape and anatomy. His lab has shown the ability to induce whole organ formation, trigger regeneration, reprogram tumors, and repair birth defects – to radically change the body plan without editing the genome.
Scientists are slowly understanding collaboration’s role in biology
We are aware of thinking and acting, and we typically think this is what neurons and brains are for.
The ancient Greeks dove into this question. But what do modern scientists think?
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?
More than a decade ago, I was diagnosed with a string of autoimmune diseases
Bayo tells a story and tries to characterize the essence of the Feminine at the "I of the Storm" event.
Sam Harris speaks with Iain McGilchrist about the differences between the right and left hemispheres.
Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.
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