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 - Monstersauria, Security Risk Analysis, CSI Volcano, smart alien dinosaurs, and more.
There is a new Video of the Week for you to watch and enjoy.- Darren Naish - Monstersauria vs Goannasauria - Reut Rory Cohen - Security and Commerce: Finding a Balance in a Post-9/11 World with Risk Analysis Science - Nature - Why Nature Published the Controversial Mutant Bird-Flu Paper - David Bressan - Geology Scene Investigation: Death by Volcanic Fire - Christie Wilcox - Playing in Tide Pools | Scientist in vivo - John R...
The governments of Kenya and Ethiopia agreed last week to develop a new action plan to help protect the endangered Grevy's zebra ( Equus grevyi ), the rarest zebra species and the largest equid species on the planet...
Video of the Week #41 May 3rd, 2012 From: Saturn Is Alive, No CGI by Caleb A. Scharf at Life, Unbounded . Source: Sander van den Berg The Netherlands-based director and editor Sander van den Berg has put together a stunning series of Cassini still images to produce “Outer Space.” The short film covers a remarkable amount of what s going on in the Saturnian hood (and a litle bit of Jupiter as well) including some incredible shots of moonlets interacting with the rings, storms and circulations on Saturn itself, and the endless to-ing and fro-ing of moons, light, and shadow...
Not long ago, I helped a colleague, Dr. Judith Connor from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, on her first scuba dive in Antarctica. This was a bit of change for me, since I’m usually the person who gets to go underwater...
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - food, tweets in space, trepanation, bird flu, solar-powered catamaran and more.
- Diana Gitig - Having Your Meat and Eating it, Too? - Scicurious - High fat diets and depression: a look in mice - Robynne Boyd - Spring’s First Harvest: local organic produce - Bora Zivkovic - ScienceOnline2012 – interview with Lali Derosier and Best of April at A Blog Around The Clock - Bora Zivkovic - Introducing: Natalie Wolchover - Khalil A...
Rise 'N Shine Farm's first bounty of the year Spring is here, and with it the first harvest of the season. It's my family's second year belonging to a CSA.
I do not have a problem recognizing that we are at the top of the food chain – I think that it is no more wrong for us to eat meat than it is for lions or wolves to do so.
May Day, but not everyone takes a day off from blogging ;-)- Melanie Lenart - Visionary or Vision-Impaired? Lovelock Is Both - Kalliopi Monoyios - Evolution Ha-Has (minus Gary Larson) - Kevin Zelnio - Sweden Journal: Hem Igen - Bora Zivkovic - Introducing: Abby McBride - Charles Q...
Banned for indoor use since 2001, the effects of the common insecticide known as chlorpyrifos can still be found in the brains of young children now approaching puberty.
Just because someone has had some brilliant ideas, it doesn’t mean every word he utters shines with truth. Let’s keep that in mind in the furor about James Lovelock, inventor of Gaia theory...
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