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Vesalius and the Body Metaphor

By Marri Lynn Andreas Vesalius threw down a glove in front of established medicine and its scholars when, in 1543, he produced a massive anatomy…

The Prehistory of Artificial Intelligence

How old are the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence? Many might trace their origins to the mid-twentieth century, and the work of people such…

Why Cybernetic Prosthetics Have a Great Future

At present, the technological wonders people have read about in science-fiction literature are coming to life. Touchscreen cellphones, 3D-holograms, artificial intelligence, robots, and other novelties…

What Coca-Cola Does to Your Health

What is the most popular non-alcoholic drink in the world, after tea? Coca-Cola. Wherever you go to, you will see commercials advertising it; whatever fast-food…

Why Surrogacy Should Be Illegal

Parenthood is one of the most challenging responsibilities a human being can ever bear. It is also one of the biggest joys a family can…

The Zika Virus

Every year, international media outlets launch new informational campaigns dedicated to new diseases—usually viral—that are expected to threaten the health of people all over the…

What is Autism?

About a century ago, people with noticeable mental deprivations were mostly considered ill, and placed in asylums. Nowadays, when psychologists know much more about different…

The Mozart Effect

It is a well-known fact that listening to different kinds of music can evoke various feelings and moods in a listener. For example, listening to…

What If Humans Became Robots?

Recently, I have been researching this topic, and came across “H+ Magazine”. H+ stands for “humanity plus”—a result of an artificially-directed evolution. This idea is…

Intelligent Life Possibly Found in Outer Space

The question of whether there is intelligent extraterrestrial life has interested humanity for decades. All over the world, one can find people claiming to have…

Spectroscopy of Stars

During the 20th and the 21st centuries, humanity greatly advanced in scientific development. The human mind has found ways to draw energy from the wind,…

The Quest for Finding Water on Mars

For hundreds of years—perhaps since the times when people realized that Earth is not the center of Universe—humanity has wondered whether there was life on…

The Amazing Peronality of Nicola Tesla

It is difficult to underestimate the role of a single person in the development of culture, science, technology, and so on. Throughout history, the greatest…

Supernovae

Humanity has been amazed by stars for centuries. In the age of ancient myths and legends, in the times when sailors used constellations to navigate…

Nanotechnology

By Nicholas Klacsanzky Among all the technological wonders of modernity, there is one that, in perspective, can revolutionize reality. During the recent two centuries, there…

String Theory

The world we live in today is constantly advancing in terms of science and technology. Due to the Internet, the information about recent scientific discoveries—which…

Rene Descartes: History of Mathematics

We may consider Descartes as the first of the modern school of mathematics. René Descartes was born near Tours on March 31, 1596, and died…

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