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Growth, Innovation and the Accelerating Pace of Life From Cells and Ecosystems to Cities and Economies; Are They Sustainable?
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-03-11)
Why do all companies and people die whereas cities keep growing and life continues to accelerate? Why do we stop growing, live on the order of 100 years and sleep 8 hours a day? And how are these related to innovation, ...
Please Pay Attention Now (It Could Change Your Brain): The Neuroscience Behind How Mindfulness Can Help Us Change Bad Habits
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-03-07)
In 2014, Time magazine declared a “mindful revolution” due to its growing popularity and the body of research suggesting that mindfulness may help to treat a number of health-related problems—from general stress to anxiety ...
The Crossroads of Science and the Arts
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-05)
Alan Lightman, Adjunct Professor of Humanities at MIT, is a novelist, essayist, physicist, and educator. Lightman received his PhD in theoretical physics from the California Institute of Technology in 1974. In his scientific ...
How to Explain the Universe in Two Minutes or Less
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-03-11)
Since joining NPR in 1992, Joe Palca has covered everything from biomedical research to astronomy. He began his journalism career in television in 1982, working as a health producer for the CBS affiliate in Washington, ...
Brain Evolution: How Birds and Humans Learn to Sing and Talk
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-02-23)
Dr. Jarvis is interested in vocal learning as related to patterns of gene expression in various areas of the brain, especially in songbirds. He is currently studying the evolution of vocal communication and the ...