Empathy is one of the traits that make us human. In exploring the origins of empathy disorders, however, we can learn a lot by studying animals.

The shift from traditional to contemporary medicine in the early 19th century was as fundamental as it was rapid. This revolution was driven by the development of new, effective methods of fighting infections, with the French scholar Louis Pasteur leading the way

Gender inequality is not a unique trait of our species. It turns out to be quite a widespread phenomenon in the animal kingdom, and can be attributed to differing amounts of resources invested in reproduction. What kinds of strategies are adopted by each side of this conflict? And whose interests will ultimately turn out to be less important?


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