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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Here are my Science Seeker Editor's Selections for the past week:"If you tried hard enough, could you have won Olympic gold in the 100 meter dash?" This is the question posed by Melanie Tannenbaum at PsySociety...
...like the rest of us. Fish tales, Piles of Ants and the Difficulty of Measuring the World We have made great progress in biology but we still struggle to measure the limits of life.
#SciAmBlogs Monday - Curiosity, plant root bacteria, parallel universes, trapping in Tanzania, hoarding, and more.
We have a new Image of the Week today - enjoy!- Scicurious - It’s all about sex: the connectome of a C. elegans male - George Musser - How Do You Count Parallel Universes?
Image of the Week #54, August 6th, 2012:
From: See Where Our Curiosity Gets Us? by Kalliopi Monoyios at Symbiartic .
Jill, a 60-year-old woman in Milwaukee, has overcome extreme poverty. So, now that she has enough money to put food in the fridge, she fills it. She also fills her freezer, her cupboard and every other corner of her home...
It is now expected by the science blogosphere that I post the full updated listing of all the submissions every Monday morning. This serves as a reminder for bloggers to submit their (and other people’s) posts, and to some extent prevents duplicate entries...
Blog of the Week: Beatrice the Biologist says this about itself: it is "part science blog, part comic, and part incoherent rambling: science edutainment at its finest." Written - or rather drawn - by Katie McKissick, each post is a visual delight and will make you chuckle...and learn...
John Keegan, whom The New York Times called "the preeminent military historian of his era," is dead. 78 years old, he died after a long illness in England, where he was born and bred.
#SciAmBlogs Friday - science blogging, diet drugs, fish without red blood cells, gharial conservation, and more.
- Marianne de Nazareth - Conversations about science: the role of blogs and social media - Judy Stone - Diet drugs vs. Healthier lifestyle - Ferris Jabr - How the Antarctic Icefish Lost Its Red Blood Cells But Survived Anyway - Robynne Boyd - Plenty of Fish in the Sea? - John R...
The latest evidence that average temperatures are increasing around the globe comes from the deepest parts of the ocean, Dr. James McCarthy of Harvard University told a Senate committee hearing on climate change on Wednesday...
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