I find it hard to believe that I’m the first to this, did I miss something?
The original article is here:
A more accessible (in multiple ways) version is here:
There are some very interesting bioethical, mind vs brain, what is life? type questions that could be extended from this.
I’ve been interested in this kind of thing since teaching a forensic chemistry course. The idea that death, biochemically, is a bit vague is very interesting. We have to “declare” a death because it’s more of a transition than a singular event, from a biochemical standpoint.