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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Thanksgiving and Black Friday Holidays aside (and I hope you all had happy ones!), Sci never lets up! For Friday Weird Science this week, I'm talking about a study looking at beer vs liquor...
#SciAmBlogs Friday - used toilet paper collection, college football rankings, plant paleoart, Mendeley, Thanksgiving for addicts, and more.
- Rob Dunn - Giving Thanks: Scientists Seek World Record for Most Pieces of Used Toilet Paper Collected - David Bressan - Plant Paleoart Through the Ages - Cassie Rodenberg - I Invited Homeless Addicts to My House for Thanksgiving Dinner - Kevin Zelnio - Wild Sex Matters - Hadas Shema - Interview with Dr...
This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade's photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty and prostitution in Hunts Point, Bronx.
After being knocked out for a week by a flu (don't procrastinate on those vaccines, like I did) and coming back to a veritable avalanche of new data and (American) Thanksgiving, things are a little busy around here.So, to keep you busy between carving up turkeys and decorating with gourds, and because I haven't been prompt about announcing them here, below are links to the five pieces I've written thus far for my column over at BBC Future, Uniquely Human, in reverse-chronological order...
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - bird disease citizen science, dog words, Wild Sex, expertise, amoebae, Thanksgiving myths, and more.
As usual on Wednesdays, we have a new Video of the Week. Happy Thanksgiving!- Caren Cooper - Stone Soup for Thanksgiving: understanding bird disease through citizen science - David L...
In 1988, a three-year-old child is led into a brightly colored testing room in a psychology department in Bloomington, Indiana. A small toy is brought out and put onto a table in front of the child...
Video of the Week #70 November 21th, 2012: From: Sticks and stones may break my bones, but Wild Sex excites me by Christie Wilcox at Science Sushi .
The approach of Thanksgiving, that quintessential American holiday, has me brooding over recent scientific portrayals of Native Americans as bellicose brutes.
In the series "A Modest Proposal," my colleagues and I will propose inventions and projects that I think are eminently doable and would love made real.
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - zombie bacteria, sleep and memory, quantum cryptography, dinosaur trunks, hungry ciliates, ancient eyes, and more.
- Simon J Makin - Sleep On It - Alan Woodward - Quantum Cryptography At The End Of Your Road - Jennifer Ouellette - Quantum Dots of Many Colors - Darren Naish - Junk in the trunk: why sauropod dinosaurs did not possess trunks (redux, 2012) - Psi Wavefunction - Frontonia: dissecting a ciliate appetite - Jennifer Frazer - Mycoplasma “Ghosts” Can Rise From the Dead - Lucas Brouwers - Animal vision evolved 700 million years ago - Ashutosh Jogalekar - Chocolate consumption and Nobel Prizes: A bizarre juxtaposition if there ever was one - Maria Konnikova - Killer blueberries: Inside the reality of paranoia - John R...
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