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Like Shafts of Bright Sunlight

ORBITER Staff
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Aug 31, 2017
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NatureBiologyGenetics
Like Shafts of Bright Sunlight

What do you make of the image above? Day Glow slippers under a black light? Colorful sleeping bags for a trio of Minions? March of the Radioactive Penguins? Of course, it’s none of the above. It’s a very close-up photograph of a developing spinal cord in a mouse. And it’s among the winners of the Wellcome […]

Free Will: Is It Real? Or Mere Illusion?

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Aug 2, 2017
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HumansFree Will
Free Will: Is It Real? Or Mere Illusion?

In the early 1930s, philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre was bored: bored with his teaching job, bored with the state of philosophy, bored with his lack of life experience. So he traveled to Berlin for a year, where he studied philosophy and laid the foundations for the intellectual hybrid that became modern existentialism. The question that preoccupied […]