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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As usual, it’s been a great week on the writing front from up-and-coming science writers. This week’s selection has the horrifying, the less horrifying, the beautiful and the wow and important...
Two decades ago, a team of researchers led by psychologist John Gottman set out to determine one thing: Why do couples get divorced?
Recently I met with several chemists to discuss chemophobia. The discussion was light-hearted for the most part, but the topic was something important to each of us.
- Martin Angler - Dye and Poison Stop Rhino Poachers - Simon Wellings - Some facets of the geology of diamonds - John McCarthy - Human brain cells alive in mouse brains. - Eric Michael Johnson - Equality and Individuality: A Collaboration Between Primates - Darren Naish - Crocopocalypse exposed in public for the first time! - Dana Hunter - Exclusive Sneak Preview of Metamorphic Madness - Charles Q...
On Monday, May 13, at 7pm, I'll be moderating a panel at The New York Academy of Sciences.If you are in the area, please attend! Here a description of the event:Social and Emotional Learning: Preparing Our Children to Excel Monday, May 13, 2013 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM The New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th floor, New York, NY 10007-2157School has traditionally been about teaching kids new knowledge and skills...
A South American Mischocyttarus paper wasp hangs out on its characteristically long nest. The nest is made of chewed, processed plant fibers, similar to those of our temperate paper wasps but taking a much more unusual form...
On May 2, after nightfall shut down photosynthesis for the day in Hawaii, carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere touched 400 parts-per-million there for the first time in at least 800,000 years...
Hey, North Carolina, we’re raising the ante on claim to the title of State Most Shamefully Committed to the Stupid Political Ruination of Science - except we’re not that shameful about it...
Domesticated dogs are some of the most popular animals on the planet, but their cousins in the wild aren't always as beloved. For thousands of years humans have persecuted wolves, jackals, dingoes, foxes and other members of the family Canidae, pushing many species into or close to extinction...
Recently, artist Michele Banks (better known as @artologica) told me she was trying out Yupo and mylar with her watercolours. I was excited to ask her to share the results here on Symbiartic...
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