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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#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...
This is a series of Q&As with young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public...
Please welcome the first of the Scicurious Guest Writers, Nicole Baganz! Sunday. 6:00 AM. The clock glared at me, so I pulled the sheets over my head.
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - parasitoid's parasitoid, complete Pompeii, smellspace, chimps, marmosets, lions, and more
We have a new Image of the Week!- Amy Maxmen - Chimp comedy brings the blues - Christie Wilcox - Plant’s Cry For Help Attracts The Wrong Crowd - Dana Hunter - How Pompeii Perished - Christina Agapakis - Smellspace and Olfactory White - Darren Naish - Marmosets and tamarins: dwarfed monkeys of the South American tropics - John R...
Image of the Week #70, November 27th, 2012: From: Starving to be Social: The Odd Life of Dictyostelium Slime Molds by Alex Wild at Compound Eye .
Is heaven real? Eben Alexander thinks so. He is a neurosurgeon who learned his craft at Duke and honed it at Harvard. In 2008 he fell into a coma, his brain infected by bacterial meningitis...
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