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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A warming world will present Punxsutawney Phil and his cousins with a host of new challenges, possibly enough to put some species at risk of extinction.
With a swarm of determined zerglings, a Brood War is currently underway on the East coast. Brood II, a cohort of slumbering cicadas, recently made their way out of the ground in the billions to outnumber the humans in their path 600 to 1 (but don’t be surprised if you don’t see any)...
With a swarm of determined zerglings, a Brood War is currently underway on the East coast. Brood II, a cohort of slumbering cicadas, recently made their way out of the ground in the billions to outnumber the humans in their path 600 to 1 (but don't be surprised if you don't see any)...
When Debarghya Das’ friends approached him to obtain their final grades from the education board before the official announcement, he gave it a try and got nowhere.
1934: German dictator Adolf Hitler (1889-1945) giving the Nazi salute from his car whilst at the Nazi Party Congress. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) This week, an image is worth a thousand words...
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - GMO potato, cooperative genes, shark tourism, itsy bitsy spiders, magpie family, and more.
- Tiffany Stecker - You say potato, I say double stranded RNA - Jag Bhalla - Selfish Genes Also Must Cooperate - Psi Wavefunction - Squatters of the microbial world: foram-in-a-foram - Brenna Schneider - An interconnected environment and economy- Shark tourism in Palau - Becky Crew - Two new species of Chinese spider are positively weeny - Christina Agapakis - Creation and Synthetic Biology: Book Review - David Wogan - In Texas electrical grid, natural gas and renewables complement each other - Khalil A...
Out in nature, you may notice that critters often like to be on top of one another, or inside one another. Of course, I'm talking about endo- and ectosymbioses (inside and on the surface, respectively)...
Yesterday New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg revealed a $19.5 billion plan to protect his home town against future sea level rise and other effects of climate change such as heat waves...
Tips is a series that aims to provide early-career science writers with, well, tips to aid them in their budding careers. The series will attempt to link out to existing resources available online...
There is concern that low natural gas prices will crowd out renewable electricity generation, but in the long run, natural gas and renewables make better partners than adversaries...
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