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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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.
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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...
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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.
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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.
Fight the Peril!
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...
I Can Out-Interdiscipline You: Anthropology and the Biocultural Approach
Anthropology is an inherently interdisciplinary field. We draw from evolutionary theory, feminist theory, critical race theory, we compare within and between primates, we even manage to work with the occasional rodent or suid species...
The Most Eagerly Awaited Rhino Porn of All Time [Video]
In 2009 four of the world's last seven northern white rhinos ( Ceratotherium simum cottoni ) were moved from a zoo in the Czech Republic to Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya.
USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: The International Policy Rationale for the Military Buildup on Guam and Some Environmental Drivers
by Robert English and Jim Haw [At this writing, U.S. and Philippine forces are concluding their latest joint military exercise, a mock amphibious landing on Palawan Island...
Open Laboratory 2013 - submissions so far
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...
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