What Does It Mean To Be Human?


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Cancer and Evolution
Cancer and Evolution S. Joshua Swamidass
Evolutionary theory makes sense of cancer, giving us critical insight into how it works. Going the other direction, cancer makes sense of evolution too.
From a Certain Point of View
From a Certain Point of View Andy Walsh
Have you ever been shipped off to a military academy as a preteen, only to find it’s an orbital platform with low gravity? How do you find a frame of reference to orient to those new surroundings?