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THE LIMITS OF LIFE/ Carrol: Biology and the Philosophy of Nature

The new and exciting insights into the world which biology offers us need to be integrated into a philosophical perspective that is richer than a reductive materialism. By WILLIAM CARROLL
3/25/2014
William Carroll

PHYSICS/ Quantum Mechanics and the Nature of Physical Reality

Quantum Mechanics is one of the cornerstones of modern physics and has greatly influenced philosophical thought also beyond the natural sciences. By ULISSES BARRES DE ALMEIDA and JUAN ROJO
3/11/2014
Ulisses Barres de Almeida
Juan Rojo

LAWS OF NATURE/ Genesis of a Pythagorean Universe

Who or what tuned the Universe so fine? By necessity, we are coming to conclusion that an ultimate source of the laws of nature is a transcendental mind. By ALEXEY BUROV and LEV BUROV
2/27/2014
Alexey Burov
Lev Burov

FOOD/A golden opportunity, wasted 6000 times a day

The lack of vitamin A is the primary cause of death globally, with about two million victims every year. PIERO MORANDINI describes the aim of the “Allow Golden Rice now!” campaign
2/12/2014
Piero Morandini

PHYSICS/ After the Higgs, CERN is already thinking of the next big machine

CERN has announced a five-year design study to investigate the potential of a Future Circular Collider, to explore distances and energies well below the LHC reached. By JUAN ROJO
12/17/2013
Juan Rojo

DEBATES/ Euresis Journal: Science, Reason and Truth

The fifth issue of Euresis Journal was published online, with the title “Science, Reason and Truth", a debate approached from multiple angles. By ULISSES BARRES DE ALMEIDA and JUAN ROJO
11/11/2013
Ulisses Barres de Almeida
Juan Rojo

DEBATE/ Carrol: Illusions of Unity? Mind, Value, and Nature

Is it wrong to study the natural sciences using a metaphysical framework that sees unity in reality? Unity takes many forms, but we cannot conclude that unity is illusory. By WILLIAM CARROL
10/3/2013
William Carroll

TECHNOLOGY/ William Carrol: Who Am I? The Building of Bionic Man

The invention of Rex, a bionic man with artificially created organs, helps us see why it is impossible even for the most sophisticated machine to be a human being. By WILLIAM CARROL
4/23/2013
William Carroll

EVOLUTION/ The cultural revolution which opened up to symbolic thought and abstraction

Euresis Journal presents the proceedings of the 2012 San Marino Symposium on the theme of "Biological Evolution and the Nature of Human Beings." Ulisses Barres de Almeida and Juan Rojo
3/20/2013
Ulisses Barres de Almeida
Juan Rojo

SCIENCE & RELIGION/ Higgs’ smile and Dawkins’ box

Peter Higgs, the “inventor” of the famous particle, explains why there is no incompatibility between science and religion. So, why is there such a big debate? By GIORGIO AMBROSIO
3/4/2013
Giorgio Ambrosio

ABORTION/ The Pro-Life Movement: Illuminated by Technology

LISA HENDEY, founder and webmaster of CatholicMom.com, talks about the significant impact that technology and social media have had on the abortion debate, since the Roe v. Wade decision
2/3/2013
Lisa Hendey

SCIENCE AND FAITH/ Mr. Higgs’ statement against anti-religious fundamentalism

MARIO GARGANTINI discusses an interview with physicist Peter Higgs, famous for having come up with the hypothesis of the Higgs Boson, and his views on religion and science
1/8/2013
Mario Gargantini

2013/ Year of Water: Controlling our water resources

VINCENZO FRANCANI comments on the new initiatives working towards the regulation and control of water resources that are being put in place for the International Year of Water Cooperation
1/7/2013
Vincenzo Francani

OPTICS/ Retinal waves: how our eyes practice for the experience of seeing

Our brains are the recipients of retinal waves depicting images even before we are born, showing that our eyes practice seeing even in the womb. ALESSANDRO FARINI comments.
12/14/2012
Alessandro Farini

EVOLUTION/ Scientific thoughts on Psalm 145

PIERLUIGI ASSOGNA comments on Psalm 145 from a scientists perspective, talking about why God decided not to satisfy our every need and why there are not enough resources to go around.
11/28/2012
Pierluigi Assogna

PLANCK/ The bridge where galaxies clash

MARIACHIARA ROSSETTI discusses one of the great open questions of modern cosmology, the case of the “missing baryons” and how the PLANCK  project can help solve the mystery.
11/26/2012
Mariachiara Rossetti

PHYSICS/ Amaldi (Catholic Culture Prize): Science and Faith are not incompatible

Physicist and winner of the Catholic Culture Prize UGO AMALDI comments on the separation between science and faith and why the two are not incompatible.
11/20/2012
Ugo Amaldi

NOBEL 2012/ Chemistry: The chemical makeup of adrenaline opens up a world of bio-signals

"An adrenaline rush". The work of  R. Lefkowitz and B. Kobilka, the winners of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, can be described in this way. Here the comments by Professor GIORGIO DIECI 
10/25/2012
Giorgio Dieci

NOBEL 2012: Physics: Dead cats, double marbles and other strange things

Physics Professor STEFANO FORTE discusses the 2012 awarding of the Nobel Prize in Physics to Serge Haroche and David Wineland for their work on quantum systems.
10/19/2012
Stefano Forte

NOBEL 2012/ Medicine: Yamanaka’s way, where cells become “babies” again

Shinya Yamanaka and John Gurdon have won the Nobel Prize for Medicine for their discovery that adult cells can be reprogrammed to become another type of cell. ASSUNTINA MORRESI comments.
10/17/2012
Assuntina Morresi
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