Mark Wilcox

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CRISPR named Science 2015 Breakthrough of the Year

Samantha Lee/Business Insider<p>This year was undoubtedly the one in which CRISPR took over the minds and hearts of science lovers everywhere.<p>On Thursday, Science Magazine announced the gene-editing technique won its Breakthrough of the Year Award, beating out other events such as the discovery of …

Genetics

The Myth of “Meditation” & Why it does Not Work.

<i>“Only when the mind is tranquil—through self-knowledge and not through imposed self-discipline—only then, in that tranquility, in that silence, can</i> …

Meditation
Europe

Near-Death Experiences: What Happens in the Brain Before Dying

In the moments before death, the heart plays a central role, conventional wisdom says. That is, as the heart stops beating and blood stops flowing, …

The Creationist Freak Out Over The Pope's Evolution Speech Has Begun

In a speech earlier this week, Pope Francis declared evolution and the Big Bang theory to be real. His comments, while not completely unprecedented …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Air Pollution

Top 15 Plato Quotes

Source: Wikicommons<p>And, what, Socrates is the food of the soul?<p>Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.<p>—Protagoras<p>Unnamed friend: And is …

Ethnography

Kirk Cameron's "Crocoduck" Came Back To Bite Him In The Ass

A few years ago, ex-teen heartthrob Kirk Cameron went on <i>Fox News</i> as a pitchman for young-Earth creationism. Claiming there were no transitional …