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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Each day, the average American household throws away a pound and a half of food. And, while this might not seem like much, but, over the course of a year, these pounds amount to the energy equivalent of throwing 350 million barrels of oil into the trashcan...
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - on that TIME cover..., stem cells, invasive beetles, drowned Cretaceous birds, onset of autism, and more.
- Eric Michael Johnson - Out of the Mouth of Babes - Samer Fakhri - Empowering the Body to Fix Its Parts - Miller Zou - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: The Invasion of the Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle - Darren Naish - A drowned nesting colony of Late Cretaceous birds - Dana Hunter - When You’re Doing Geology, You’ve Got To Break a Few Rocks - Judy Stone - TEDMED: Tougher topics to chew on - Erin Podolak - The SA Incubator: Helping Hatch Science Writers Since July 2011 - Bora Zivkovic - The SA Incubator, or, why promote young science writers? - Scicurious - ADHD: behavioral and cognitive therapies - DNLee - Diversity in Science: Celebrating the people who do science - Brendan Borrell - The Most Exciting Moment of My Scientific Career - Mariette DiChristina - Searching for the Onset of Autism - Michael Moyer - The Mathematician’s Obesity Fallacy =======================Conversations on our articles and blog posts often continue on our Facebook page - "Like" it and join in the discussion...
#SciAmBlogs Monday - decaying aluminum, living photography, science movie consultant, octopus on ice, ugliest experiments, and more.
Today we are happy to announce the newest blog at #SciAmBlogs - check out Molecules to Medicine!And as usual on Mondays, we have the new Image of the Week.- Harold Johnson - Time to can the round numbers - Stephanie Zvan - The Gravity of the Situation - Christina Agapakis- Living Photography - Bora Zivkovic - How barley domesticated its clock and Why social insects do not suffer from ill effects of rotating and night shift work?...
Image of the Week #42, May 14th, 2012:
From: Living Photography by Christina Agapakis at Oscillator .
When I teach history of science at Stevens Institute of Technology, I devote plenty of time to science's glories, the kinds of achievements that my buddy George Johnson wrote about in The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments (Alfred A...
One night last summer, I rose from my bed, left my tent and walked to the river. It was well past midnight, a full moon had risen over the glacier and in the twilight of the Arctic summer night, I could make out a herd of musk ox grazing nearby...
Ever notice that we’ve got a thing for round numbers? We like our data neat and tidy.The world of ocean pollution and litter prevention is filled with nice round numbers.
Large-scale energy storage technologies are often hailed as a key to enabling increased use of intermittent renewable energy resources – like solar and wind - to supply the nation’s electricity demand...
By Alyssa DykmanIn the cool waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean lies the California spiny lobster. The lobster, Panulirus interruptus , can be found on the rocky substrates of the coastal ocean floor between Monterey Bay, California and the northwestern coast of Mexico...
Most organisms that live on or near the surface of the Earth or its oceans have evolved a circadian clock - a daily timer of all biochemical, physiological and behavioral functions.
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