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Human Brain, Not God, Produces All Religious Experience

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December 5, 2012
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Lawrence Krauss is an internationally known theoretical physicist. He is the Director of the Origins Project and Professor of Physics at the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University. Krauss has written several bestselling books including A Universe From Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing (2012). Passionate about educating the public about science to ensure sound public policy, Krauss has helped lead a national effort to defend the teaching of evolution in public schools. He currently serves as the Chair of the Board of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists.


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Reuters (Apr. 25, 2013) — Scientists have begun work on one of the most ambitious scientific projects ever - to recreate a human brain inside a supercomputer. The Human Brain Project, led by Swiss institute, the EPFL, aims to build the replica organ within ten years.
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Ivanhoe (July 24, 2013) — It can happen in an instant and change lives forever. Close to two million people are affected by traumatic brain injury every year. Worldwide, it’s a major cause of death and disability. Now, researchers are hoping something that our body produces naturally can help bring the first ever TBI treatment to those who need it.
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