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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“Years of rigorous athletic training have enabled the Batman not only to resist but to recover from the brutal beating that would have mortally injured most men!” Comment in “Professor Strange’s fear dust” from Detective Comics #46, December 1940 “Wayne swaps the brace to his bad knee...
Have you ever wanted to see Sci give a talk in person?! Are you sure it's going to be the greatest thing EVER?! Well...you're probably wrong there, though it may be pretty cool.
Image of the Week #71, December 3rd, 2012: From: How Pompeii Perished by Dana Hunter at Rosetta Stones .
#SciAmBlogs Monday - Near Death experience, Newton of Neuroscience, Higgs depression, Voyager 1, the pH scale, and more.
- Kyle Hill - The Death of “Near Death”: Even If Heaven is Real, You Aren’t Seeing It - Glenn Starkman - At CERN: Down in the mouth in paradise - Scicurious - Does Neuroscience need a Newton? - Kelly Oakes - Voyager 1 is still not out of the solar system - S.E...
You careen headlong into a blinding light. Around you, phantasms of people and pets lost. Clouds billow and sway, giving way to a gilded and golden entrance.
This past weekend, I read an interesting piece in the New Yorker. It's another one of the current rash of pieces that are warning us (rightly!) to beware of neuro-hype.
#SciAmBlogs Friday - Economy of Surgery, Missing Time, Scholastica, What DNA actually looks like, and more.
- Samyukta Mullangi - The Economy of Surgery - David Bressan - Missing Time - Hadas Shema - Interview with Mr. Rob Walsh, Scholastica - Alex Wild - What DNA actually looks like - Bora Zivkovic - Bora’s Picks (November 30th, 2012) - Kate Clancy - Audiences, Trolls, and Getting Some Science Onto the Internet - Scicurious - Friday Weird Science: Grin and bear it - Mark Fischetti - Mysterious Atmospheric River Soaks California, Where Megaflood May be Overdue =======================Conversations on our articles and blog posts often continue on our Facebook page - "Like" it and join in the discussion...
Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today, telling you to smile. Why? Because it's possible that making yourself smile can help you bear stress just a little better.
Quite an embarrassment of riches this week! Shifting sexes and sequential hermaphrodites: How sex is determined by Kate Shaw: It is easy to regard sex as clear-cut, black and white...
When I was twelve, my sister and I accompanied my grandparents to their annual yoga retreat in the hilly ranges of southern India. We had never been before, but the summer heat was particularly blistering that year, so we persuaded our grandparents to take us along...
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