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 early September, I went to Science Online London. During one of the breaks between fascinating sessions, I was interviewed by Marisa Alonso Nuñez (blog, Twitter).
In the vein of great science music videos created for biotech companies (see my post here and here, with more to come in future posts), a new video, with a very enjoyable tune and extreme familiarity with biotech lab work has emerged from Life Technologies.This video follows new biotech PhD candidate, Arnold Young (aka the Ph.Diddy)...
Summary: Scientists show that vertebrate-specific globins originated in two rounds of genome duplication. We vertebrates work for our O2. Whether we’re a fish or antelope, we all have gills and lungs to filter oxygen out of air or water...
Show of hands: who would like to see computers that are smaller and more powerful? Or a cancer therapy that precisely targets only cancer cells? Or foods with better nutritional value?
What sort of nature photographer lies down in front of an enraged bull elephant?How about the little remote-control kind? Meet BeetleCam:Wildlife photographers Will and Matt Burrard-Lucas modified an RC car by beefing up the motor to support a Canon 400D camera and flash units...
If Chickens Like Consonant Music, Will They Hate B.B. King? That's Not Even the Right Question to Ask
Neuroscience Can’t Explain Wagner (or B.B. King) writes Christopher Shea on the Ideas Market blog at the Wall Street Journal , arguing against the claims that are made in my post from last week about day-old chickens preferring consonant music...
For the first of Sunday's poster blogging we're going to look at some dutiful dads. Some dutiful monkey dads.Meet the titi monkey.(Awww. Source)Hinde et al.
From short educational videos to Hollywood blockbusters, movie is one of the most persuasive and important media that can influence what people know and how they think about science.
Back in 2009 University of California Press (in the USA) and A & C Black (in the UK) published my The Great Dinosaur Discoveries (GDD from hereon), a lavishly illustrated volume that takes the reader through the history of dinosaur science [US edition shown here; UK edition shown below]...
A few weeks ago I blogged about a recent Nature paper which answered the question of how neurogenesis and stress can reciprocally regulate each other in mice.
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