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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I know I'm not physically hurt. Though it feels like I've been kicked in the stomach with steel-toed boots, my abdomen isn't bruised. Spiking cortisol levels are causing my muscles to tense and diverting blood away from my gut, leading to this twisting, gnawing agony that I cannot stop thinking about...
Last week, we considered whether good science has more to do with what you do or with what you believe, exploring this issue using the case of Marcus Ross, a Ph.D.
These are tough times for science and technology journalists, who, if they still have jobs, rarely have the time and travel budgets required for in-depth reporting.
As a child - okay, even still as an adult - I couldn't get enough of adventure stories with animals at the center, whether in text or on the screen. Jack London's Call of the Wild comes to mind, or Disney's The Jungle Book...
“Where there are humans,you'll find flies,and Buddhas.”–Kobayashi IssaEach day, in each country, a housefly is born. Lots of houseflies really. Houseflies have been being born around us for thousands of years...
In the U.S., 90 percent of us get married—and usually without a whole lot of thought. We may do it for love, which is fine, but arguably a dubious reason to tie the knot.
I recently came across the fantastic parody videos done by Jank Media, which represent a great combination of science sass and silliness. I love how our primadonna character walks the subtle line between making fun of herself and being serious about delivering her scientific lyrics...
If you've noticed a recent influx of the cleanest, whitest, prettiest nature portraits ever to grace the internet, you've probably seen the work of Meet Your Neighbours.
Today, more than 80% of the energy used in the United States comes from fossil fuels - specifically from petroleum, natural gas and coal. In the transportation sector, this number is even higher with fossil fuels (almost exclusively petroleum) supplying 97% of the total energy used...
The Digital Toolbox from NASW on Vimeo. This is a recording of a session from ScienceOnline2011, the fifth annual conference on Science and the Web.
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