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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Yesterday I suffered a mysterious blog FAIL around 1 or 2 pm eastern time. Half of my post about desmids -- intricate, microscopic plants -- vanished within an hour or so of publication...
Editor's note (11/7/13): Find the entry point and new posts of Bob Grumman's M@h*(pOet)?ica at http://poeticks.com/ This entry will be my laziest ever.
A colorful frog, some Hawaiian mollusks and California's threatened fish are among the endangered species in the news this week.The Frog Extinction Crisis Continues: How much longer until we have to say good-bye to the southern corroboree frog ( Pseudophryne corroboree )?...
The question of whether brain scanning can detect the intentions of a criminal defendant fascinates cops, lawyers and John and Jane Doe. It's probably still a theoretical question and may remain so for a long time to come.Even so, Alan Alda moderated a panel of experts whose members spend a lot of time on the issue of scanners and criminal intent...
It was yet another week filled with the exciting, the quirky and the just plain interesting in physics.Metals Become Molecular-Like at the Atomic Scale, Reveal Materials Scientists.
I posted 4 times in May. That is, on A Blog Around The Clock only (not counting the posts on The Network Central, The SA Incubator, Video of the Week, Image of the Week, or editing Guest Blog and Expeditions)...
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Madeleine_verso.jpg No sooner had the warm liquid mixed with the crumbs touched my palate than a shudder ran through me and I stopped, intent upon the extraordinary thing that was happening to me...
“This is not your food! Don’t even think about eating it. This … is … not … your … food.” What do our words mean to dogs? Not that I’m about to stop speaking to dogs anytime soon, but I do wonder what my daily utterances signify to Millie, Piper, Upton and Finnegan, the dogs I converse with on a regular basis...
#SciAmBlogs Friday - mass extinction, political morality, colonoscopic memory, telescope octopus, Desmids, colon replica, and more.
- Ramez Naam - Can Humans Survive Mass Extinction? - Jag Bhalla - Colonoscopies Clarify Inner Workings of Minds - Kate Clancy - Feedback Loops: The Biology and Culture of Premenstrual Experience - Julie Hecht - Do Dogs Understand Our Words?...
I think my umbilical hernia is getting bigger. I’ve had it since my pregnancy over five years ago, the result of diastasis, a situation where the abdominal muscles pull apart from the baby taking up so much darn room...
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