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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Earlier this week I was a guest on Breakfast Television Vancouver to discuss the portrayal of science in some recent blockbusters. The recent surge in science content in films and TV is something that I find genuinely encouraging...
Here in the US, many of us are in the midst of Thanksgiving preparations: turkeys are being baked (or perhaps fried) and basted, potatoes are being mashed, and pies are setting.
Hubble has uncovered a goldmine of young dwarf galaxies that are undergoing intense bursts of star formation. Dwarf galaxies are the most common in the universe but until now astronomers had seen few examples of distant dwarf galaxies because they are small and not very bright...
The slimy-looking cephalopod, captured in a rare video crawling over land, has many people (queasily) asking whether such bizarre-looking behavior is unusual for these animals.
The biologist Lynn Margulis died on November 22 at the age of 73. I adapted the following essay about her from my 1996 book The End of Science.
I'm sure you know about all the work the Pilgrims and American Indians had to do to pull off the first Thanksgiving (catching the turkeys, digging up the potatoes, cooking the cranberries etc.)...
Today is Thanksgiving – a day to relax, take a step back, and honestly express gratitude. Gratitude. By definition, it is the state of being grateful or thankful.
As you'll know if you've been following Tet Zoo for any length of time, I've been slowly working my way through the toads of the world for the past few years - yes, all of them, more or less...
Check out the Video of the Week over on the right. And have a great Thanksgiving!- Cheryl Murphy - Tom Turkey’s Terrific Vision - Judy Stone - Molecules to Medicine: Should pepper spray be put on (clinical) trial? - Rob Dunn - Public bathrooms house thousands of kinds of bacteria - Scicurious - Impulsivity, addiction, and your synapses - Larry Greenemeier - Computerized Contact Lenses Could Enable In-Eye Augmented Reality - Katherine Harmon - Monarch Butterfly Genome Gives Clues about Slew of Migration Mysteries - James Byrne - Eye movements give your dreams away - Bora Zivkovic - Myths about myths about Thanksgiving turkey making you sleepy and Outreach, activism and persuasion at ScienceOnline2012 - S.E...
Video of the Week #18, November 23rd, 2011 From: Bromancing Baboons: What Else are Lonely Bachelors Going to Do? by Carin Bondar at PsiVid Original source: Biomusings 7: Gelada Bromance by DrBondar on YouTube...
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