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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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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Welcome back from the weekend. Also, welcome to our newest blogger - Ferris Jabr at Brainwaves !Monday - time for the new Image of the Week!- Jason G.
Image of the Week #40, April 30th, 2012:
From: 6 Sources of Free Images for Science Blogging by Alex Wild at Compound Eye Source: NIH Images from the History of Medicine Historically, more soldiers fall prey to disease than are killed by injuries sustained during combat...
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