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Sebastian Seung’s Quest to Map the Human Brain

Using crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence, a Princeton neuroscientist is hoping to map the intricate wiring of the human brain. If he succeeds, could we live forever as data? Click here to read the NYT Magazine article by Gareth Cook

Guest Post: “Your Inner Fish” by Neil Shubin

An excerpt from Your Inner Fish: A Journey Into the 3.5 Billion-Year History of the Human Body by Neil Shubin … No matter how different the species look as adults, as tiny embryos they all go through the same stages of development. To fully appreciate the importance of this, we need to look again at our first... Read more »

2 Futures Can Explain Time’s Mysterious Past

New theories suggest the big bang was not the beginning, and that we may live in the past of a parallel universe… Click here to read the Scientific American article by Lee Billings