Hybrid Child Extra Quality
The Hybrid Child is an amazing android that can grow if it is lavished with enough love and care from its owner. Neither fully machine nor fully human, the various Hybrid Child models develop strong emotional bonds with their owners. This volume contains several short stories of love, sacrifice, and drama: Young Kotaro learns the importance of responsibility when his Hybrid Child's lifespan runs out. The tragic swordsman Seya learns to love again with the help of his Hybrid child, Yuzu. The final tale tells the story of Kuroda, the creator of the Hybrid Child designs, and how his lost love inspired their creation.
The basic premise behind Hybrid Child is that the world has sapient android/ human hybrids that grow based on receiving love from their owners. There are three different stories about it within the four episodes of the OVA. The first deal with a young aristocratic boy who finds a discarded hybrid child, takes it home and then they grow up together and fall for one another. The second deals with a man with a difficult past who finds some comfort in the arms of a hybrid child who looks like an eight year old. Gross. The third explores why the hybrid children were created with the tragic tale of some childhood friends and what happened to them as young adults.
The artwork is decent enough. A bit standard, but capably done. The thing that bothers me is still Yuzu being designed to look like a small child while having a romantic interest who looks very much like a grown man.
One of the major themes of this novel is abusive motherhood and child abuse. There is a lot of extremely heavy content, often written in ways that do not follow contemporary Anglo-Western plotlines and which might be relatively unexpected to the majority of English-speaking readers. Hybrid Child is not an easy read, neither emotionally nor structurally: the plot is likewise complicated, with one character living backward through time. But if you are willing to engage with all this complexity, there is a lot in the book that is fascinating and startling.
Hybrid Child was serialized in BiBLOS' BEBOY GOLD (later moved to Kadokawa) from 2003 to 2004, then compiled in one volume tankobon by Kadokawa in 2005. The story revolves around a doll called "Hybrid Child" which grows reflecting the owner's affection. Kotarou Izumi, who is the 16th head of the noble Izumi family, found a hybrid child at the garbage disposal spot when he was eight years old. He has lived with the doll named Hazuki for 10 years since then. However, Kotarou learns Hazuki's life is close to the end.
About 60,000 years ago, a Neanderthal woman and a Denisovan man met, mated, and produced a hybrid child. Researchers announced this week that they'd found a bone fragment that contains the DNA of that child, which represents a unique historical snapshot in the history of human evolution.
The discovery of the hybrid child is a concrete example of that interbreeding. Analysis of the DNA in the tiny bone fragment shows the child was a female, with a Neanderthal mother and Denisovan father.
Lagar Velho 1 in situ, with damaged skull and left forearm elements already removed.Careful excavation and screening of all these disturbed deposits allowed the recovery of some 160 fragments and, subsequently, the reconstruction of about 80% of the total skull. The post-cranial skeleton was virtually complete as well as the child's permanent and deciduous dentitions. The reconstructed burial ritual is very similar to that documented in contemporaneous funerary contexts of Central and Eastern Europe, showing that, culturally, these populations were fully integrated into the Gravettian world. The body was laid down in extended position, slightly tilted towards the back of the shelter, left foot on top of the right one. Photo and text: Duarte et al. (1999)
Artefacts and animal bones were found in close association with the skeleton. A Littorina obtusata shell pendant (left) was recovered at the child's neck. Four pierced red deer canines (right) were found in the cluster of displaced, small, red-stained fragments of the child's skull. The association of these deer canines with the cranial vault, as in contemporaneous burial from Italy and Moravia, suggests that they must have been part of a head-dress. Photo and text: Zilhão (2001)
Plan of the Lagar Velho 1 skeleton after exposure was complete, showing artefacts and ecofacts associated with the boy's burial. The age at death is estimated to lie between 3.5 and 5.0 years, and there are no indications of pathological conditions that might have affected normal skeletal development. During the excavation it was assumed that the skeleton represented that of a Gravettian early modern human child belonging to a population no different from those well documented by contemporaneous finds elsewhere. This view was based on the clear presence of a very prominent chin. Photo and text: Zilhão (2001)
Now, further analysis of one of the bone fragments from the cave has been carried out. The bone is about 90,000 years old, and it is thought to have belonged to a girl who was at least 13. The analysis revealed that the child's mother was a Neanderthal, and her father was a Denisovan.
Svante Pääbo, lead author of the study published in Nature and based at the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig (Germany), says, 'It is striking that we find this Neanderthal-Denisovan child among the handful of ancient individuals whose genomes have been sequenced.'
Though all three human group were distinct, genetic evidence shows that they were closely related enough to have mated and had children. Neanderthal and Denisovan DNA can still be found within modern humans, so considering that the two ancient populations were more closely related to each other than to Homo sapiens, it is hardly surprising that they were also mating.
Denisova Cave is located on the far eastern edge of the Neanderthal's historic range. Earlier Neanderthal fossils have been found within the same cave but despite this, the results indicate that the child's mother did not come from the earlier eastern population but was more closely related to later Neanderthals in both Europe and Asia.
Religion is also key. There is no doubt that Donna Hess and her child, the Military Priest, owe at least some of their make-up to the Virgin Mary/Jesus myth. However, the Military Leader could also perhaps be seen not only as a god on Earth but also something of a Darth Vader. He is not entirely immortal but certainly lives many hundreds of years.
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After analysis of the heart defect and hemodynamic effects, with concomitant severe general comorbidities, in the face of clear contraindications to surgery (vascular positional anomalies) as well as to cardiac intervention from peripheral access (small venous diameter), the patient was electively qualified for hybrid transatrial ASD II closure.
Upon reading about hybrid BNs with discrete child nodes and multiple continuous parents, I came across the possibility of using the softmax (multinomial logit) function (below) in order to query conditional probabilities.