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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In March 2010, police in South Korea arrested a husband and wife in a tragically ironic case that gained international notoriety—the couple let their three-month-old daughter, Sarang, starve to death in their apartment while they spent up to 12 hours a day nurturing a virtual daughter as part of 3-D fantasy massively multiplayer online role-playing game known as Prius...
It was an anti-climax: the President of the United States clocking in after The New York Times had already spilled the beans about his big brain program, a centerpiece of the administration's second-term, legacy-making efforts in the science arena...
The last time the Earth enjoyed greenhouse gas levels like those of today was roughly 4 million years ago, during an era known as the Pliocene. The extra heat of average temperatures as much as 4 degrees Celsius warmer turned the tropical oceans into a nice warm pool of bathwater, as noted by new research published in Nature on April 4...
I love Paris. I love science films. Oh, to watch science films in Paris! This is possible due to the Pariscience International Film Festival, to be held October 3-8, 2013.
When you're a woman who writes an article online about sexism, it's incredibly easy for people who want to dismiss your argument to write you off as some kind of bitter, angry, screeching man-hater.I've naturally received a lot of comments on this piece, as I absolutely knew going into this that I would...
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Behold! The latest entry in personal mobility vehicles. I present to you Hyundai’s “E4U”.Debuted at the Seoul Motor Show last month, the E4U works like no other ground vehicle that I have seen...
First impressions matter. This may not come as much of a surprise, but just how quickly we form impressions, and which cues we use to make such rapid judgements may very much surprise you.Take the face...
JZ,Again, you ask lots of great questions. I will turn to the question of whether positive or negative appeals for charity are stronger motivators of donation.
It was 1859 and “On the Origin of Species” was published by Charles Darwin. Within 10 years, a new journal arose with the simple name of “Nature” and with the ambition to be a liberal publication that went against the grain in its scientific views and editorial model...
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