A monster more insatiable than the guillotine: Cancer”. It has for many years, been one of the leading causes of deaths worldwide. In 2012, approximately 14 million people were diagnosed with cancer around the world, out of which over half of the people died. By 2030 it is expected to take away 13 million lives.
Ever since its inception, neuroscience has strived to understand how the brain processes information, makes decisions, and interacts with the environment. But in the mid - 20th century, arose a new school of thought – how can we emulate intelligence in an artificial system?
The Novel Coronavirus 2019 has taken the world by a storm and brought life to a standstill. Caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the disease presents as mildly symptomatic in most afflicted individuals, with possibilities of complications in those with co-morbidities. The devastation does not end there, however. The battle with the pandemic is ongoing and our health care system demands critical attention.
VIRUSES. The conquerors of life. Microscopic agents that can transform the face of the earth into a remarkable dystopian version of itself and make upheaval and unpredictability daily realities. Where did they come from? Why do they exist?
Being one of the ‘final frontiers’ of modern science, many scientists regard the Holy Grail of scientific advances to be the elucidation of the concepts underlying consciousness. And yet, despite the ongoing efforts, reaching the final answer still seems like an inconceivable feat.