They think it makes them look weak, and avoiding that is evidently more important to them than demonstrating responsible behavior
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The pandemic is no excuse to abandon chronic disease management and prevention
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Visualizing 4-Dimensional Asteroids
Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post from Jake VanderPlas, a data scientist who worked on the Graphic Science illustration in the October issue of Scientific American magazine...
5 Ways to Thwart Illegal Drug Dealing Online
Recent reports from ABC News and the UK's Daily Mail suggest eBay is providing a platform for sellers engaged in an illegal prescription drug trade.
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Innovations resulting from science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields have positively touched nearly every aspect of human life.
New Bond Breaker Game Puts You in the Proton’s Seat
Admit it: haven’t you always longed to experience what it’s like to be a proton at the subatomic scale? No? Just Jen-Luc Piquant then.
This Week in World War I: September 5, 1914
Censored: How the Army Eats In this issue, a telling line reads: "The censors have not allowed the press of the world to state whether or not explosives were dropped on the fortifications of Liège." This special "War Issue" contained much on military theory, organization and resources, but apart from a scattering of images little [...]..
Hooked on Metrics: Why Learning Can and Should Be Measured
The following is a guest post by Scott Bennett, principal of eSTEM Academy in Reynoldsburg, Ohio When I first started teaching science 10 years ago, no one ever talked about achievement or thought about data...
ScienceArt Exhibits Through September and Beyond
The inside scoop on the best science art exhibitions around the country: EXHIBITS: NORTHEAST REGION LIFE: Magnified June – November 2014 Gateway Gallery Between Concourse C and the AeroTrain C-Gates station Washington Dulles International Airport Washington, D.C...
Satirists As a Source of Science News
How many times have you read a science-themed article from The Onion or watched a science-themed segment on The Daily Show (TDS) or The Colbert Report (CR) and remarked at how “spot on” they are?...
I didn’t set out to draw science comics; I wanted to be an all-around science communicator. I just happened to find my voice with comics.
A Hangout with Google Science Fair in Swaziland
You know what’s awesome? Seeing a bunch of young people at work on changing the world to make it a better place for all. Today, I hosted a Google Science Fair Hangout On Air on Sustainability in Swaziland, and I got to have that privilege...
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