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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Follow Dr. Katrina Edwards, as she explores the microbial life at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean 11-03-2011We have now finished with coring at Hole 1383C – 331.5 meters of hard rock basement were drilled and the hole looks very good for our next operations up – observatory installation!...
Yahoo is trying to put the focus back on the e-mail, content, advertising and other Web-based services it offers following the company's unceremonious dumping of former CEO Carol Bartz in September and a growing din of speculation that the company may soon be bought...
Mike Brown always wanted to discover a planet. On August 25, 2006, Mike Brown killed Pluto. Well, the truth is Pluto had been killed long before, but it wasn't until August 25 that the International Astronomical Union met, in Prague, to have the official vote...
Blogging in the Academy from NASW on Vimeo. This is a recording of a session from ScienceOnline2011, the fifth annual conference on Science and the Web.
I originally published this on November 2, 2008. You really need to reed the comments there, at the original post, as well as the "related" posts at the bottom of this post, as this story had some legs - a lot of discussion ensued...
The most fundamental divide in the diversity of living creatures is arguably the one between prokaryotes (=bacteria*) and eukaryotes (the tiny island of cumbersomely complex cells that consists of protists...
It is Wednesday, thus time for the new Video of the Week for your enjoyment.Also a reminder, if you were not fast enough to register for ScienceOnline2012 on Tuesday (it took 2 minutes and 14 seconds for the 100 lucky people to get into the registration form - you can see them and moderators here), there is another opportunity in a few hours - at 6am EDT at: http://scienceonline2012.com/register/Now, to the bloggers and their amazing daily output:- Bradley Voytek - What is peer-review for? - Judy Stone - Lilly’s Shocker, or the Post-Marketing Blues - Bora Zivkovic - Sun Time is the Real Timeand The Scientific Paper: past, present and probable futureand #scio11 – Perils of Blogging as a Woman under a Real Nameand Best of October at A Blog Around The Clock - DNLee - Wordless Wednesday: You’re a star - Melissa C...
Chrysler recruited Eminem to plug its 200 Sedan during the Super Bowl. George Clooney has shilled Martini vermouth. “Influentials,” as they are known by consumer marketers, have been around since way before Ronald Reagan was doing spots for GE in the 1950s.The marketing of high-tech gadgetry and a few other selected products, however, can apparently invert the rationale of exploiting star cred to rub off on a Lexus or a Suntory bottle...
I'm doing a journal club presentation tomorrow, where I take a paper apart in front of my lab through the medium of powerpoint. It's a nice short little paper but it does bring up some interesting points and also works as a prime example of a very common way that scientists go about exploring how a particular protein works...
If global development were a horse race, would you put your money on the slow-and-steady contenders or a fast new contender? With this year's results just in, the old stalwart Scandinavian countries are still in the lead, according to the 2011 United Nations' Human Development Index, published Wednesday...
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