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 Wednesday - outreach, jellyfish, Zoobiquity, deformed dino eggs, Ray Bradbury, last shuttle ride, coffee, Transit of Venus and more.
Enjoy the regular Wednesday feature - the new Video of the Week.- Kate Clancy - Which came first, rewarding outreach or doing it? On chickens, eggs, and overworked scientists - Scicurious - On Outreach: Academia needs an attitude adjustment - Roxi Aslan - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: Jellyfish Lake - Anita Moore-Nall - MSU Dinosaurs: deformations in eggs - Bora Zivkovic - ScienceOnline2012 – interview with Kathryn Bowers - Caleb A...
The Venus transit offers a chance for modern-day stargazers to repeat the experiments conducted by expeditions around the world in the 18th and 19th centuries--with a modern twist
Here are my Science Seeker Editor's Selections for the past week:At Addiction Inbox, Dirk Hanson makes a bold statement: "It’s getting harder to interpret genetics studies, and that’s a good thing." Find out why: High-Risk Haplotypes in Smokers.G r e a t e r / l e t t e r / s p a c i n g / helps reading in dyslexia...
Rational Scientific American readers surely scoff at claims—based on ancient Mayan calendars and other esoterica—that life as we know it will end this December, especially now that NASA experts have "crushed" the prophecy...
I'm over at Neurotic Physiology today, talking about outreach. I've seen a lot of recent posts on science outreach. Obviously I'm a big fan of the stuff.
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - Venus transit, optical illusions, platypus, crowd-sourcing the neighborhood, dinosaur taphonomy, herd parasites, and more.
- Amy Shira Teitel - Venus’ Transits Through History - Caleb A. Scharf - Venus was Just the Beginning: The Science of Planetary Transits - Daisy Yuhas - Where to Watch the Transit of Venus - Kalliopi Monoyios - Don’t Look Now But You’re Being Watched - John R...
Poor Mitt Romney. It must have been so awful for him in the late 1960s. While other young men were tanning themselves in sun-drenched Vietnam, Mitt was cast off to the unmentionable Hell of Bordeaux and Paris...
Just a quick announcement that I'll be on a short segment of The Aaron Rand Show, on Montreal's CJAD 800 radio station this afternoon tomorrow afternoon, June 6, around 3:45pm eastern (12:45pm pacific)...
In a matter of hours, lucky observers with clear skies will be able to watch Venus pass in front of the Sun. Transits of Venus are rare – this is the last one until 2117 – but that’s not the only reason you should find a way to watch it...
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