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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Social contracts are written into our biology. As is the justice they need. The arc of our evolution has long bent towards the justice of “laws” fittest for team survival.
It's one of those moments which make being a scientist worth every bit of sweat, toil and tears.A few years ago we designed some molecules that disrupted the interaction between two proteins involved in cancer...
The Obama administration’s Big Brain project—$100 million for a map of some sort of what lies beneath the skull—has captured the attention of the entire field of neuroscience.
If you trekked into a theater in the last two weeks, you saw the latest addition to Star Trek weaponry: the genetically enhanced bare-handed skull crush.
[caption id="attachment_7211" align="aligncenter" width="635" caption="Benedict Cumberbatch/Paramount Pictures"][/caption] If you trekked into a theater in the last two weeks, you saw the latest addition to Star Trek weaponry: the genetically enhanced bare-handed skull crush...
Three suicide bombers stormed the office of the International Red Cross in Jalabad, Afghanistan earlier today and at least one guard has been killed.
Today health is a commodity, disease is a product line and physicians are a sales force in the employ of a predatory enterprise. All this happened in the past 30 years in America1 and the rest of the resource advantage world seems hell bent to catch up...
by Laura Hough Editor’s Note: Prof. Haw has flown to Guam from the USC Global Conference in Korea in time to meet Prof. Ginsburg, Dr.
Glowing hydrogen and a stellar birthplace 6,500 light years away (ESO/VLT) Fifteen years ago the European Southern Observatory, a consortium of 15 member states, started scientific operations with the Very Large Telescope (VLT) on Cerro Paranal in the Chilean Atacama desert...
When I was at the Joint Math Meetings in January, the evocative name "Lute of Pythagoras" jumped out at me in a talk by Ann Hanson of Columbia College in Chicago.
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