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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Instead of producing the terror you may suspect, cinema’s most famous roar would probably just confuse a lot of animals.If you made it to the recently re-released 3D edition of Jurassic Park, you’re going to hear a dreadful sound that terrified audiences two decades ago...
Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today, looking at salt. At low doses, salt is tasty! We all need it, and most of us enjoy it. But at high doses, salt gets disgusting.
This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade's photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx...
Poaching, habitat loss, inbreeding and hybridization. These are just a few of the threats faced by many wild feline species around the globe. Here are six of the world's most endangered feline species and subspecies—some of which may not survive into the next century...
Brain studies are the current darling of the sciences, research capable of garnering tens or even hundreds of millions in new funding for ambitious new projects, the kind of money that was once reserved only for big physics projects.Except the house of neuroscience, which attracts tens of thousands of attendees each year to the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, may be built on a foundation of clay...
…well, not exactly. But, it could happen soon thanks to a nanogenerator created by Dr. Zhong Lin Wang and his team at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Ga.
As the sun rises in Horquetas, Costa Rica we don't need an alarm clock. The birds are up early, presumably getting the worms and broadcasting their enthusiasm for the morning for all to hear.While we are weary from travel, this is the first official day of the Expedition and we are greeted by our friends from Dole...
We consumers are bombarded with advertisements for natural and organic products. There are websites and news stories beyond counting dedicated to sharing the following message: “man-made is bad and natural is good”...
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday science+math, Lyme disease, Mendeley, chemophobia, organized climate denialism, and more.
- Charles Crookenden - The Clock is Ticking: spring forward for Lyme disease - Jag Bhalla - Science’s Cult of Calculation - Ashutosh Jogalekar - Do you need to know math for doing great science?...
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