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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Conventional wisdom has it that the only thing that will unite races, religions and political factions will be the landing of a hostile Martian space ship.It's a little hard to plan for the exact moment of the next Mars attack...
#SciAmBlogs Friday - antisocial bats, Future-Use DNA, women in developing countries, hermit crab personality, Google Plus, Turing Test, and more.
We have a new Video of the Week for you.- Rob Dunn - Do Wild Bats Hold the Key to Understanding Human Tribal Behavior? - Ricki Lewis - Is Future-Use DNA Sampling Ethical? - Anjana Ramnath - Women in Science in Developing Countries - Jason G...
Blog of the Week: Contagions is a blog written by Michelle Ziegler (Twitter, Facebook, the other two blogs by Michelle - Heavenfield and Selah - are focused entirely on history and not on medicine or science)...
Video of the Week #51 July 12th, 2012: From: Green Screen Climate Fix Flicks and the Green Ninja by Joanne Manaster at PsiVid . Source: Green Ninja on YouTube.
My mother-in-law’s arms look like she’s been in a fight. The bruises don’t hurt, but they’re embarrassing. They’re likely due to the drug Plavix, a trade-off for preventing clots.
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - honeybee brains, sexual confusion in fish, green flicks, North American human migrations, and more.
No linkfest tomorrow - I'll be on the plane, trying to sleep at the time - but we'll be back the evening after....- Kara Rogers - Bee Brain Plasticity: Turning Back the Clock on Aging - Christie Wilcox - Mating with the wrong species: plastics make it possible - Bora Zivkovic - ScienceOnline2012 – interview with Michelle Sipics - Kelly Oakes - Heather Gray: chaotic starts and Higgs excitement #lnlm12 - Khalil A...
Do you get panicky in wide-open spaces? Tight, closed ones? What about in high places or—eek!—around arachnids? If these fears are frequent or debilitating, you might have a phobic anxiety...
The honeybee brain is dynamic and full of surprises. For instance, much like the human brain, its neurons not only modulate their activity in response to sensory stimuli but also alter their gene and protein expression patterns—changes that in bees are so dramatic as to essentially rewire the brain...
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - Paul Ehrlich, Band-Aids, menstruating in the woods, defining science blogs, Manhattanhenge, endangered Tamaraw, and more.
- Paige Brown - The “Sustainability” Paradox–Interview with Paul Ehrlich - Usha Lee McFarling - Someday We’ll Find It, the Band-Aid Connection… - Kate Clancy - It’s Camping Season, Don’t Forget to Menstruate!...
Okay, this is pure bloggery: that is, more question than answer, more perplexity than clarity.My city of Raleigh is running a little poll on its home page: "Capital Boulevard should have a greenway linking downtown with Crabtree Creek." Yes or no...
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