We have replaced their humanity with legal jargon, and in doing so, replaced their stories, their families, and their unique backgrounds with callous and dismissive catch-all terms that fail to say anything meaningful about millions of people.
This phenomenon has become so powerful a predictor of behavior, even outside the realm of politics, that the researchers who did the study say that political affiliation now has more influence on what people do and how they behave than race does.
Guards and prisoners had been chosen randomly from the volunteering college students. Some participants developed their roles as the officers and enforced authoritarian measures and ultimately subjected some prisoners to psychological torture.
Ledger journal has just published an exciting newarticle, written by Nicola Dimitri -- a professor of economics and game theorist from the University of Siena in Italy. In this paper, Dimitri shows how the structure of Bitcoin mining may naturally prevent the formation of a monopoly. Read the full article to learn more.
Vitamin D has two different forms that are found in supplements:vitamin D2, also known as ergocalciferol and vitamin D3, cholecalciferol. Each of these has a different biological activity or potency, so scientists need a reliable way to compare the potency of these two vitamins. Measuring vitamin D in IUs gives scientist a way to compare apples to apples.
Decompression sickness (DCS; also known as divers' disease, the bends or caisson disease) describes a condition arising from dissolved gases coming out of solution into bubbles inside the body on depressurisation. DCS most commonly refers to problems arising from underwater diving decompression (i.e., during ascent)