They think it makes them look weak, and avoiding that is evidently more important to them than demonstrating responsible behavior
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The pandemic is no excuse to abandon chronic disease management and prevention
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Every now and then I catch something else besides an African Pouched Rat. It's not what I was aiming to catch, but I am happy nonetheless. Catching predators always gives me great joy.I..
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If you are at all inclined to dip your toes into the world of scientific visual communications there are two must-attend events this summer: the Guild of Natural Illustrators' Annual Conference (Bar Harbor, ME from July 7-13, 2013) and the Association of Medical Illustrators' Annual Conference (Salt Lake City, UT from July 17-20, 2013)...
Sustainability efforts have been on the cultural radar for many years. Increasingly, cultural norms instruct us to turn off the lights when leaving a room, drive a smaller car, recycle as much as possible ...
The Salton Sea is California's largest lake, stretching 35 miles along the San Andreas fault about 150 miles east of Los Angeles and 200 feet below sea level.
It is only four weeks till the World Conference of Science Journalists commences in Helsinki, and our #sci4hels panel has been hard at work, for months now, at preparing for the event.
In the highly salable field of "brain fitness," there is an awful lot of hype. How can consumers possibly sort the science from the pseudo-science? Thankfully, there are resources such as The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age (284 pages; April 2013)...
Flying across the Pacific Ocean, as I lead a group of USC undergraduates to Micronesia, it seems as though little has changed since my days as a Master’s Degree candidate at the University of Guam Marine Laboratory...
A pair of Asiatic golden cats have been bred using artificial insemination for the first time in an effort to ensure the future of this rare and beautiful species.Asiatic golden cats ( Pardofelis temminckii ) are small, nocturnal cats that live in the tropical rainforests of southeast Asia, their range stretching from China, Nepal and India to Burma, Thailand and Malaysia...
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