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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Throughout history many cultures have worshiped the Sun for its life-giving powers. In reality it is not the Sun itself, but rather the plants that have learned to harvest that all powerful sunshine, to whom we should bow on bended knees.Think about it...
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - eating insects, maternal employment, sperm-eating squid, Pandora s Promise", Squamozoic, and more
Check out the new Image of the Week!- Layla Eplett - Rub A Dub Dub, Is It Time To Eat Grubs? - Jai Ranganathan - Scientists: do outreach or your science dies - Becky Crew - Australian squids eat sperm for better bodies and babies - Melanie Tannenbaum - Fox News Fact Check: Are studies on maternal employment all tinged with political bias? - John R...
It's the year 1945. Germany and Japan have been defeated, a terrible war has drawn to a close and the world seems to be at peace again. People are looking for something - anything - that will give them hope...
In the hypothetical alternative geological epoch known as the Squamozoic, giant iguanian lizards known as uromastyxians dominate big-bodied herbivore niches across Africa, the Middle East and Asia...
Sperm consumption has been reported for the first time in female southern bottletail squid , and it looks like they’re using this nutrient-rich ejaculate to maintain steady egg production and healthy bodies.Southern bottletail squid ( Sepiadarium austrinum ) are found in the shallow, coastal waters of southern Australia, and grow to only about 4 cm long...
For decades, scientists have been developing brain-computer linkages they hope will enable people to manipulate objects hands free . Duke neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis reported a few years ago that a monkey fitted with implanted electrodes could use its brainpower to control the walking patterns of a robot ...
Image of the Week #94, June 4th, 2013: From: Wonderful Things: Desmids, Microscopic Plants of Unusual Beauty and Oddball Behavior and Desmids at High Res, and a Slight Technical Glitch by Jennifer Frazer at The Artful Amoeba ...
Scientists, here's the bottom line. If you don't convince the public that your science matters, your funding will quickly vanish and so will your field.
by Britanny ChengWhat has more than 750 reefs and islands, has been claimed by 5 different countries, and has been the center of political disputes since the 1900s?
Predictive analytics—lumped under the faddish banner of Big Data—is the high-profile set of techniques that tame numeric deluges to deduce that a new epidemic is starting to break or that a last-minute steal of an airfare has just popped up...
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