The nyūmon plays a dual role, both defining the boundaries of space and inviting visitors in. The word has been used by many Japanese writers for what we call “introductions”. … Continue reading Nyūmon

Bottle-tops and epigenetics

Jablonka and Lamb argue that there are multiple levels at which selection occurs: genic, epigenetic, behavioural, and, for humans, symbolic. Human behavioural epigenetics is becoming a hot new research field. … Continue reading Bottle-tops and epigenetics