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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Since I’m still working out the difference between “procrastination” and “following leads,” I’ll tell you about a recent encounter with Susan Sontag and dogs.As a frequenter of Brain Pickings, an “online discovery engine.....
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - cockroaches, #scicomm, #TEDMED, #spaceape, petroleum replica, WWW anniversary, and more.
- Craig McClain - Where There’s Heat, There Are Cockroaches - Donald Boesch - Science communication both an opportunity and an obligation. - Judy Stone - From Tel Aviv to Boston Bombings: Connections at TEDMED - Darren Naish - The confusing diplospondylous tupilakosaurids - Christina Agapakis - Petroleum Replicas - Kelly Oakes - Happy 20th Birthday to the free, open web! - Khalil A...
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Table_setting-01.jpg We’ve known for some time that leptin hormone deficiency leads to obesity. Your bodily fat releases leptin after you eat, which then travels in the blood stream to the brain to signal the end of hunger...
Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today talking about Neurodome, a proposed project to being neuroscience to a planetarium near you! Hear over and check it out, and spread the word to get their Kickstarter funded!...
This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade's photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx...
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jan_van_Eyck_059.jpg In case you didn’t know, academic publishing is undergoing a major upheaval. Again. It used to be that original discoveries could only be disseminated on paper, published in books and journals, which were mostly found in university libraries because their cost was so high...
#SciAmBlogs Monday - whale culture, Caffeine MLD50, genetically modified human, smartglasses, Boston fear, and more.
See the latest Image of the Week.- Kyle Hill - How Many People Could You Kill With All the Caffeine Consumed on Friends? - Kevin Bonham - Boston Lockdown – Fear, Uncertainty and Bias - Cheryl Knepper - Addiction Interaction, Relapse and Recovery - Christina Agapakis - “What if I told you I was a genetically modified human?” - Julie Hecht - Are Dogs Funnier than Cats? - Felicity Muth - Animal culture: insights from whales - Janet D...
Image of the Week #89, April 29th, 2013: From: Animal culture: insights from whales by Felicity Muth at Not bad science .
Like many other Bostonians on Friday, April 19th, I was stuck inside all day, obsessively following twitter, cable news and police scanners.
Fake laughter is the worst. When you notice it, fake laughter is a reminder that something, socially, is off.Contrast that with the way you laugh when you are with your dog.* It’s spontaneous, raw and honest...
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