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Biology : George Canciani – Zen Code

Do You Eat Food? Then Soil Matters.

June 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Why soil? Because 25% of soil has been degraded to the point it can no longer support food production.
Time to recognize the importance of soil and warn of the negative influence of unsustainable agriculture and soil management on the health of our soils and food security.

Join Summer of Soil.

Sapolsky on the Science of Pleasure

March 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Robert Sapolsky, professor of biology and neurology at Stanford University, compares dopamine levels in monkeys and humans.

Sapolsky argues that in both, “Dopamine is not about pleasure, it’s about the anticipation of pleasure.” The difference from monkeys is that humans “keep dopamine levels up for decades waiting for the reward.”

Transmediale.11 Response:Ability Trailer

February 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Transmediale – Response:Ability Film Trailer for Berlin’s festival of art and digital culture by Emilia Forstreuter.

E.O. Wilson on preserving life species in our Biosphere

September 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

E.O. Wilson on preserving biodiversity and supporting our “encyclopedia of life.” An encyclopedia that lives on the Internet and is contributed to by scientists and amateurs, has an expandable page for each species, and is accessible to anyone on demand.
(2007) (22 min.)