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 Monday - cartography, Impact Factor, social pressure, blood-thirsty microbes, ferns, supermoon, DSN-5 and more.
Today we introduce Information Culture - the newest blog at #SciAmBlogs.As usual on Monday, we have a new Image of the Week for you to enjoy.- Kate Prengaman - What Cartography taught me about science writing - Elizabeth Preston - The deep [poem] - Jessica Morrison - Can science save us?...
Image of the Week #41, May 7th, 2012:
From: Worth Pitching? Lost civilization that punched holes in skulls by Charles Q...
Growing up, I was one of those lucky kids who wasn't allergic to anything. I felt like I was invincible - while my friends were pestered by pollen or peanuts, I was able to eat and play with reckless abandon...
It is now expected by the science blogosphere that I post the full updated listing of all the submissions every Monday morning. This serves as a reminder for bloggers to submit their (and other people’s) posts, and to some extent prevents duplicate entries...
By Austin HayWater is the oil of the future. It’s a phrase that’s often been repeated in the engineering classes I’ve taken at USC, but it couldn’t be truer than in the case of Palau...
This weekend brings with it many reasons to celebrate. As people raise a glass for Cinco de Mayo and a potential Triple Crown winner, they will do so under the bright glow of a Supermoon...
#SciAmBlogs Friday - cat contraception, cat geology, neuroscience coverage, cyber attacks, #openlab, diving bends and more.
Have a great weekend!- The Dog Zombie - The Science and Policy of Contraception… in Cats - Dana Hunter - Angular Unconformkitty - David Wogan - The Yale Environment Review wants to brief you on the latest in environmental research - Gerry Smith - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: The Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber - Bora Zivkovic - Open Laboratory…getting closer! - Bora Zivkovic - Bora’s picks (May 4, 2012) - Scicurious - Friday Weird Science: When the going gets tough, the tough get a foot fetish - Larry Greenemeier - Indian Researchers Develop Software to Stop Cyber Attack Bots - Gary Stix - Neuroscience Coverage: Media Distorts, Bloggers Rule =======================Conversations on our articles and blog posts often continue on our Facebook page - "Like" it and join in the discussion...
A rich week! Natalie Wolchover - Why Can't All Animals Be Domesticated?: About 11,000 years ago, humans realized there was a better place for some animals than the other end of a spear...
I’m excited to share with y’all the Yale Environment Review , fresh out of the Yale School of School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. The Review is a super refined weekly web publication curated by subject matter experts from Yale who summarize important research articles from leading natural and social science journals with the hope that people can make more informed decisions using latest research results.The Review launched this week and covers a wide range of topics, like this brief about climate change and biodiversity (“Biodiversity Left Behind in Climate Change Scenarios”): They find that simply using the traditional classification of a species in climate change simulations can underestimate the true scale of biodiversity loss...
by Gerry SmithDivers are at risk for a particular set of maladies that are generally caused by rapid changes in pressure. These include decompression sickness (DCS,) commonly known as “the bends”, and air (or gas) embolisms, which result in either gas bubbles in tissues where they don’t belong...
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