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Adam Wolfberg, M.D. | Posted 01.25.2013 | Home
Adam Wolfberg, M.D.

I know: you're going to think I'm a nerd, and that I'm a bit of a curmudgeon, but when I watched Alexander Tsiaras' TEDTalk about his gorgeous video, "Conception to Birth - Visualized," I kept thinking, "Huh?"

The Quest for Answers

Simon LeVay | Posted 01.21.2013 | Home
Simon LeVay

Congratulations to Alexander Tsiaras for communicating the beauty and complexity of fetal development. But the message he delivers -- "it's a mystery, it's magic, it's divinity" -- is mistaken.

A Biological Depiction Of Grace

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 03.21.2013 | Home
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

The most basic act of Grace is the fact that we are alive. We have entered into this world through no efforts of our own. The value of this gift is inestimable.

Science And Awe Aren't Mutually Exclusive

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.21.2013 | Home
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Scientific understanding, understanding the process of fetal development or any other complex phenomenon, need not limit the sense of awe with which we approach the world around us.

3 Gigabits Of Genetic Code

Andrew Hessel | Posted 03.20.2013 | Home
Andrew Hessel

As awe-inspiring as it is, the reality is that the complexity of fetal development reduces to 3 gigabits of genetic code. We are hardware made from software, code that is elegantly written.

What Makes A Miracle?

Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman | Posted 03.20.2013 | Home
Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman

All of the elements in pregnancy, the whole process, truly seems "miraculous," and yet it happens thousands of times each and every day. So if it is so common, how could it be "miraculous"?

How To See The Universe In A Human Birth

Adam Frank | Posted 03.20.2013 | Home
Adam Frank

We are born in darkness and return to darkness yet through it all we are surrounded by light. It is not only a journey we share with each other but also an unrecognized journey we share with the Universe as a whole.

The Beautiful And Efficient Anatomy Of Pregnancy

Alexander Tsiaras | Posted 03.20.2013 | Home
Alexander Tsiaras

2013-01-18-tsiaraspullMy goal is to visualize life in all its glory. And to see how daily lifestyle decisions affect the choreography of all of our cellular activity, causing disturbances stored in trillions of X, Y, Z coordinates.