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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Your Color Red Really Could Be My Blue by Natalie Wolchover : Anyone with normal color vision agrees that blood is roughly the same color as strawberries, cardinals and the planet Mars...
#SciAmBlogs Thursday - Health Care Reform, hacking drones, anteaters, disliking equations, and more.
- Geoffrey Cowley - Can Obama Sell the Nation on Health Care Reform? - Jody Passanisi and Shara Peters - Teachers and Administrators, Don’t Be Scared of Technology: It Won’t Replace the Classroom - Dana Hunter - Intermission: Sunset Crater - Maria Konnikova - Room for magic: A conversation with Lyndsay Faye - Evelyn Lamb - Scientists—They’re Just Like Us!...
I'm immensely relieved by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold key provisions of the Affordable Care Act, as reported here. The ruling represents a crucial step toward fixing my country's dysfunctional health care system...
As a journalist and a health advocate, I have a professional interest in health care reform. But as the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act this week, I had a personal interest as well...
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - EvoPsych, elephant poachers, stigmatizing illness and addiction, Creative Commons, early human diet, and more.
- Becky Crew - A cat that can never be tamed - Scott Barry Kaufman - Is General Intelligence Compatible with Evolutionary Psychology? - Sarah Hill - Lipstick, the Recession and Evolutionary Psychology - Janet D...
Her mother got diabetes because she didn’t exercise enough, and her father’s colon cancer was due to a lifetime of fatty foods. If only her sister had drunk more milk when she was younger, she wouldn’t be suffering from osteoporosis now.She had an explanation for everyone’s illnesses, except her own.Ms...
Here are my Science Seeker Editor's Selections for the past week:Any inquiry into the history of psychology has to include Emil Kraepelin and his description of dementia praecox .
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - cancer, clinical trials, supreme court on healthcare, Wikimedia Commons, bath salts, and more.
With a day's delay here is the new Image Of The Week.- Ricki Lewis - 4 Suggestions for Halting the Lethality of Cancer - Judy Stone - Clinical Trials for Beginners: Recipe for a new drug - DNLee - Summer of Code could create the next teen Tech Superstar - Marissa Fessenden - Care to Wager on the Supreme Court’s ACA Ruling? - Alex Wild - Wikimedia Commons “Images of the Year” - Cassie Rodenberg - Bath Salts: The Not-So-Bad Wolf (Chat Transcript) - Carin Bondar - Who’s got footage?...
Image of the Week #48, June 26th, 2012:
From: Pyura chilensis: the closest thing to getting blood from a stone by Becky Crew at Running Ponies ...
Some people can't wait for the U.S. Supreme Court announcement of its ruling on the Obama Administration's Affordable Care Act (aka health care reform law), so they are betting on the outcome.Intrade, a popular online trading exchange, provides a platform for people to wager on whether or not future events will happen...
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