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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The new Leiden Ranking (LR) has just been published, and I would like to talk a bit about its indicators, what it represents and equally important - what it doesn’t represent.
Most cells would shrivel to death in a salt lake. But not the Halobacteria . These microbes thrive in brine, painting waters a gentle pink or crimson red wherever they bloom.
Fig.1. "Mother Earth", the nourisher of all things, from the alchemistic work "Atalanta fugiens" (1618) by Michael Maier (image in public domain).
In the comments, HBG_Dave makes a salient observation : I’ve always wondered why I like your photographs even though my personal theme has always been maximum sharp focus (not that I get it very often) and I tend to consider any blurring as a flaw...
Yes, today is the 43 rd annual Earth Day recognition worldwide. A number of live and online events are taking place; see a list below for some unusual items.
I hope that the father of the "modern Stone Age family" has thick skin, or else he is going to lose his legs. Let's put aside the fact that Fred Flintstone basically runs to work and therefore doesn't really need his wheels (or that he would need the quads of a god to get them [...]..
I hope that the father of the “modern Stone Age family” has thick skin, or else he is going to lose his legs.Let’s put aside the fact that Fred Flintstone basically runs to work and therefore doesn’t really need his wheels (or that he would need the quads of a god to get them moving)...
"Wait, wait, wait. What is all this?""WE'RE HERE TO CLAIM THE THRONE."" All of you ? You can't fit those horses in here. Is the King even expecting you?
History books tell us that the last wild Barbary lion ( Panthera leo leo ) was probably killed in 1922 by a French colonial hunter in Morocco. But in repeating the tale of this well-documented death, the history books may have left a chapter or two out of the story.Barbary, or Atlas, lions once roamed throughout the deserts and mountains of northern Africa, ranging from Morocco to Egypt, far to the north of their sub-Saharan relatives...
When the piece first premiered, critics When the piece first premiered, critics called it "repellent," "incomprehensible;" a "confusion." The audience didn't even call for an encore - a slight that threw the piece's composer into a rage...
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