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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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...
#SciAmBlogs Thursday - Hyena Moms, Presidential fish, Proboscis monkey, Plan B, Cooking for Geeks, and more.
Introducing the new Video of the Week!- Kate Shaw - How aggressive hyena moms give their kids a boost - Becky Crew - All the Presidents’ fish: Five new species named after Obama, Clinton, Roosevelt, Carter and Gore - Darren Naish - The amazing swimming Proboscis monkey (part I) - Judy Stone - Plan B: My politically incorrect take on the news - Bonnie Swoger - Making implicit knowledge and skills more explicit in science education - David Wogan - Want to make your city more resilient to flooding?...
Sci is highlighting another two opportunities for Scifund today. But more than that, the writers of these two studies agreed to answer some questions about why they chose crowdfunding and what they think of the process!...
Video of the Week #71, November 29th, 2012: From: Worse Than Bedbugs, It's the Couch Itself by Kalliopi Monoyios at Guest Blog . Source: Audio and production: Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato, Video: Isha Soni, Artwork: Marissa Fessenden...
Early one morning I caught sight of Morpheus, silhouetted against a pink African dawn. Her long, sloping neck was stretched out as she loped away from me, disappearing over a hill.
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - flame retardants, bug-eyed snake, Martian skylight, depression, wheat genome, and more.
- Kalliopi Monoyios - Worse Than Bedbugs, It’s the Couch Itself - Kalliopi Monoyios - The Environmental Fallout of Greener Buildings - Kalliopi Monoyios - Infographic: Fire Safety Buzzkill - Becky Crew - Imantodes chocoensis: New species of skinny, bug-eyed snake discovered in Ecuador - Caleb A...
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