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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When the Europeans discovered the "New World", they infamously brought with them diseases which that world had never before encountered. Infectious agents like smallpox, typhus and cholera were generously shared with the local population - often deliberately so - and were responsible for significantly decimating the natives' numbers...
I see these magnificent shells littered on the ground - in the woods, on lawns, everywhere. It's the shell of the Giant African Land Snail. In Tanzania, they are native - living in terrestrial habitats or on land...
Earlier, I blogged about one of my flash diffusers , and about how most flash macro photography is improved by softening the flash's harsh artificial light.
[Treebeard addresses the other Ents assembled in the forest]: "We come from that line of Ents who broke from Sauron to live their own lives as free trees.
[Treebeard addresses the other Ents assembled in the forest]: "We come from that line of Ents who broke from Sauron to live their own lives as free trees...
As time goes on and as I had expected might be the case, the Bush-crows continue to surprise and perplex me both in their character and peculiarity. This is hardly surprising, however, considering the historic and still very current confusions surrounding the species...
This week I had a fascinating discussion on BBC Radio 4 with Dr Geordie Rose, the CTO of DWave, triggered by the news that NASA and Google are investing in DWave’s “quantum computer”.
The word rational is widely misused. Scientists often apply it unnaturally, in ways that conflict with our biology. Nobel laureates Daniel Kahneman and Gary Becker, and their respective schools of thought, are on opposite sides of this breach with our nature...
Links for the top 5 stories:Why Barns Are RedLight Pollution Gets CrowdedAn X-Classy 'Af-flare'Moon and Earth Share Common Water SourceAncient Underground OasisSpace Oddity...
Protecting South America’s Crown of Biodiversity by Anne-Marie Hodge: Visiting a rainforest can be an exercise in challenged expectations.
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