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Jan 7, 2024

Complexity, Evolution And Intelligence

Posted by in categories: biological, cosmology, evolution

Over the past few decades, it has become quite obvious that humans are not the only living organisms with intelligence.

The story of intelligence you are about to experience goes back 13.8 billion years, back to the moment the universe was born: the Big Bang. It’s a story of time and space, matter and energy. It is a story of unfolding, It’s the story of how the very nature of the physical universe from its very inception led to the universe getting to know itself and eventually, to reflect.

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Jan 6, 2024

See the First Images From Japan’s X-Ray Space Telescope

Posted by in categories: evolution, space

Test images showcase how XRISM will explore the universe’s evolution and the structure of spacetime.

Jan 6, 2024

Evolution Led Humans into a Trap

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The cultural forces that fueled our success now threaten to end it.

Jan 6, 2024

Horizontal gene transfer facilitates the molecular reverse-evolution of antibiotic sensitivity in experimental populations of H. pylori

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, evolution

The authors evolved antibiotic-resistant Helicobacter pylori in the absence of antibiotics and presence of DNA from antibiotic-sensitive strains. Horizontal gene transfer mediated the molecular reverse evolution of the antibiotic-resistance gene to the antibiotic-sensitive allele, and the authors used theoretical modelling to determine the evolutionary conditions that promote reverse evolution.

Jan 6, 2024

Evolution May Not Be As Random As Previously Thought

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New research challenges the long-held idea that evolution is always random, and could have massive implications for addressing real-world issues.

Jan 5, 2024

Magnetic Mystique: A Deeper Look at Massive Star Systems

Posted by in categories: cosmology, evolution, physics

A new study reveals that magnetic fields are common in star systems with large blue stars, challenging prior beliefs and providing insights into the evolution and explosive nature of these massive stars.

Astronomers from the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP), the European Southern Observatory (ESO), and the MIT Kavli Institute and Department of Physics have discovered that magnetic fields in multiple star systems with at least one giant, hot blue star, are much more common than previously thought by scientists. The results significantly improve the understanding of massive stars and their role as progenitors of supernova explosions.

Characteristics of O-type Stars.

Jan 4, 2024

Identifying Talent In Business, Sports, And Education

Posted by in categories: business, education, evolution

A new paper published in Frontiers in Psychology: Performance Science led by Andy Parra-Martinez at the University of Arkansas “describes the general status, trends, and evolution of research on talent identification across multiple fields globally over the last 80 years,” by drawing from the Scopus and Web of Science databases and conducting a bibliometric analysis of 2,502 documents.

Bibliometric analysis is a way of understanding the structure and citation patterns of research around a given topic, in this case, talent identification research.

Talent identification research is concentrated in business, sports, and education

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Dec 31, 2023

Riddhi Jain Pitliya on evolution and intelligence

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Dec 30, 2023

17 Marta Halina — Resource constraints and the evolution of cognition

Posted by in categories: biological, evolution, neuroscience

UCLA department of integrative biology and physiologyluskin endowment for leadership symposiumpushing the boundaries: neuroscience, cognition, and lifemarta…

Dec 30, 2023

Scientists Propose New Explanation for “Impossible” Gamma-Ray Burst

Posted by in categories: cosmology, evolution, physics

In 2022, scientists from Northwestern University presented novel observational data indicating that long gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) might originate from the collision of a neutron star with another dense celestial body, such as another neutron star or a black hole — a finding that was previously believed to be impossible.

Now, another Northwestern team offers a potential explanation for what generated the unprecedented and incredibly luminous burst of light.

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