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Do humans have free will? Neuroscientists seek solution to this ‘philosophical puzzle’

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Clinical neuroscientists and neurologists have identified the brain networks responsible for this sense of free will. There seems to be ...
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Not so optimized? Human evolution was ‘totally accidental’

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Archaeologist Ticia Verveer recently posted a thread on Twitter showing that customer complaints go way back. And I mean way ...

Is genius an attribute or a ‘circumstance’?

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[T]he notion of genius as a capability a person can possess has come under attack recently in several ways. Megan ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Mutation-centric’ cancer treatment ignores critical environmental factors

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[Editor's note: The following is part of an interview with James DeGregori is a professor in the Department of Biochemistry ...
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‘Gettier case’: Philosophical puzzle illustrates challenge of understanding what is true

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Philosopher Edmund Gettier devised a thought experiment that has become known as a “Gettier case.” It shows that something’s “off” ...
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