What Your Body Wants You to Know: You Need to Drink More Water
If you are a heavy meat eater, you will need extra water to help ... the way coffee and other caffeinated beverages do. Bonus: If you want to boost the benefits of your drinking water, consider adding the juice of half a lemon to at least one of your ...
What is an individual?
Rob Wilson has a new entry up at the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, entitled “The Biological notion of an individual”. It discusses an interesting problem, one that goes ... of properties that maintain some kind of homeostasis.
Pain really is in the mind, but not in the way you think
This sobering reality draws up some interesting reflections on pain itself. What is pain? Is it simply a symptom of tissue damage or is it something more complex? One way to approach this ... the normally pleasantly warm water, painfully hot?
What is “Wilderness”? Why Protect it? A Mission for the Future…
The ambiguity of our relationship with wilderness was illustrated very well by Roderick Nash: “On one hand ... This vast ecosystem functions as an organism, regulating and maintaining itself, maturing and changing - evolving with the unpredictability ...
What Is Resilience?
Given the importance of threshold effects, how can a system’s resilience be maintained? For starters, making a system very resilient in one way ... water. So some parts of it will have to transform. Of course, the need for transformation to create or ...