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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Ten steps to a healthier life and more wealth through embracing the bacteria around you. Book titles are difficult to choose. In theory, a perfect title is concise, compelling, enticing and, oh by the way, accurately conveys some aspect of the book’s contents...
Scumble #29 featured images by graphic designer David Orr of Love in the Time of the Chasmosaurs:David Orr is a graphic designer and book cover artist who I had the privilege of sharing a session with at ScienceOnline2011, along with John Hawks...
I'm safely back from my honeymoon, and I was catching up on the Scientific American articles when I found one that quite disturbed me. I don't usually use this blog as a forum for thoughts about things that aren't bacteria, but this is something I found important, particularly as I've spent most of the holiday reading Mary Midgely books.The article is by Michael Shermer, and you can read it here...
#SciAmBlogs Friday - Apollo 1 fire, shale gas, ambidextrous wallabies, slow loris trade, skin microbiome, and more...
Another day with 'quality over quantity' marker... have a great weekend! - Amy Shira Teitel - Apollo 1: The Fire That Shocked NASA - Scott McNally - Guest Post: Shale Gas – The Low Carbon Option? - Krystal D'Costa - Mourning Digitally - Jason G...
Already announced by Karyn Traphagen on the ScienceOnline2012 blog, I'm taking another look at the winners of the first ScienceOnline Science-Art Show.Artwork at a science communication conference in many ways should be a no-brainer: visuals are often left as frills and afterthoughts in blog posts, books and articles...
Feet smell like feet and armpits smell like armpits because they each harbor unique species of bacteria with unique metabolisms that produce unique volatiles.
In the wake of Science Online 2012, a new hashtag has emerged on twitter: #Iamscience. [View the story "A quick storify: #IAmScience" on Storify] I, too, am science.
Take a look at what some clever American teens have come up with as an idea for an experiment on the International Space Station! The 60 global finalists for the YouTube.c..
Like hundreds of thousands of other people, my first encounter with a slow loris occurred online when I watched the now-famous 57-second video of one of these adorable primates being tickled and throwing up its arms in apparent glee...
Which limb do you prefer? If you're like most members of our species, you prefer your right hand for most tasks. If you're like a smaller minority of our species, you might prefer your left hand...
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