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 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...
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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...
The Yale Environment Review wants to brief you on the latest in environmental research
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...
USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: The Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber
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...
#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...
New Conservation Plan Will Protect Endangered Zebra Species
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...
Saturn Stunning Close-Ups
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...
USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: Marine Ecology from Antarctica to Micronesia
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...
Spring's First Harvest: local organic produce
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.
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