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 Caribbean hermit crabs in Anna-Sara Krång’s laboratory are no picky eaters. They are eager to gobble down any fruit, nuts, fish or coconut flakes that comes their way.
One of the things a lot of people want to know is just who these scientists are in the first place. So in the next few days I'm going to introduce you to some of them.
One year ago today, the Scientific American Blog network launched. I’ve been so honored for the opportunity to write for you over the past year.
It's the Scientific American blog network's first birthday today! Taking a leaf out of Ed Yong's book, or rather blog, to celebrate our birthday, we've decided to give the floor over to you, dear readers...
One year ago today, the four of us began writing here at Plugged In as a part of Scientific American’s new blogging network. One year – and 162 posts later – we wanted to take a moment to share our thoughts on the last year and to learn more about you...
Today, the Scientific American blog network turns one. Happy birthday! To celebrate, we've decided to turn the tables a bit on you, our readers, by taking a page from Ed Yong: for the last four years, Ed has asked his readers to tell him a bit about themselves and why they are reading his blog...
Amsler grid as it might appear to someone with age-related macular degeneration. A new idea uses software or an optic slab to correct a patient's specific visual distortion.
Dear Readers — As you are probably well aware by now, today is the Sci Am Blog network’s One Year Anniversary! So, in honor of that fact, we are asking our readers to come forward and identify themselves...
G'morning! You've already met me, but I'd like to get to know you better and have this column to be a conversation between us. So, in the tradition of Ed Yong's Not Exactly Rocket Science: the Who Are You thread,"1) Tell me about you...
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Scientific American Blog Network (which this blog preceded by a few years), so instead of our usual news coverage we're all marking the occasion by asking to hear more about you.Please drop on down into the comments section on this page and tell us a little bit about yourself and why you read Extinction Countdown ...
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