COVID-19: When 900 Bytes Shut Down the World | Mind Matters

The COVID-19 virus contains about as much information as a sticker in WhatsApp. Walter Bradley Center director Robert J. Marks and Dr. Daniel Andrés Díaz-Pachón  explore a dreadful truth:  “Human biology is so finely tuned that less than a kilobyte of information can stop the world.”Download MP3Down

Source: COVID-19: When 900 Bytes Shut Down the World | Mind Matters

Rising carbon dioxide causes more than a climate crisis — it may directly harm our ability to think 

New research finds that an anticipated rise in carbon dioxide concentrations in our indoor living and working spaces by the year 2100 could lead to impaired human cognition.

Source: Rising carbon dioxide causes more than a climate crisis — it may directly harm our ability to think — ScienceDaily

Genetic Analysis Shows Life’s Earliest Evolution Was More Complicated Than Previously Suspected

Biologists have long hoped to understand the nature of the earliest living organisms on Earth. If they could, they might then be able to say something about how, when, and where life arose on Earth, and perhaps by extension, whether life is common in the Universe. Previous studies have suggested

Source: Genetic Analysis Shows Life’s Earliest Evolution Was More Complicated Than Previously Suspected