They think it makes them look weak, and avoiding that is evidently more important to them than demonstrating responsible behavior
Phil Anderson’s article “More Is Different” describes how different levels of complexity require new ways of thinking. And as the virus multiplies and spreads, that’s just what the human race desperately needs...
The pandemic is no excuse to abandon chronic disease management and prevention
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When Mary Anning discovered the first fossil ichthyosaur skeleton along the Blue Lias cliffs of Dorset, could she have dreamed something like this?Amanda Heath is an art teacher and sculptor working in the mixed media of copper, glass and wood, and inspired by the Jurassic coast of Dorset...
This Philippine government this weekend cancelled plans to burn $10 million worth of seized elephant tusks after several clean-air groups cried foul.T
By Alanna WaldmanAs our world population continues to grow, it implies a higher demand for resources. Whether these resources are food, water, or land, the effect of this growth on our environment is often detrimental to biodiversity and the health of our natural ecosystems, especially our marine ecosystems...
Something smells fishy. A few weeks ago, the Raleigh News Observer reported that Dr. Margaret Lowman, known to many in the science communication field as Canopy Meg, was going to be “shifted” out of her position as Director of the Nature Research Center...
#SciAmBlogs Monday - health insurance, elephant shrews, Bloomsday, night noise, optogenetics, fathers, and more.
See our new Image of the Week!- Nortin M. Hadler and Janet Schwartz - The health insurance Shell Game - Dorian Rolston - Night Noise: What a Sleeping Brain Hears - Gary Stix - Dragonflies with Backpacks May Advance the Science of Prey Capture - Scicurious - OCD and Optogenetics: Lighting the brain up to shut a behavior down - Kelly Oakes - Good morning Gliese 526, the Earth says hello - Melanie Tannenbaum - Happy Father’s Day!...
June 17-22 is National Pollinator Week ! Below are six tips for better photographs of flower-loving insects.But first, a digression on why Pollinator Week matters.
Watch Energy Secretary Ernie Moniz – part scientist, part politician – as he deftly answers a question about mankind's role in climate change without stepping on political landmines.
It’s no secret: Overthinking It loves Star Trek. We have already thought way too hard about how Benedict Cumberbatch could crush your skull, and how the most resilient little animal on the planet could fix a warp core...
It's no secret: Overthinking It loves Star Trek . We have already thought way too hard about how Benedict Cumberbatch could crush your skull, and how the most resilient little animal on the planet could fix a warp core...
Now showing in New York City: among the most dazzling feats of cinematography I have had the pleasure of viewing. However, despite the epic footage you will see in 'More Than Honey' - the story is not a happy one...
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