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 walked into the house, and he was acting strange. I could tell he had done something wrong," she told me. I pressed for further details."His head was down, and he wasn't making eye contact," she explained...
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - outlawing sea-rise, Mt.St.Helens geologists, anthrax vaccine money trail, old-age smell, plagiarism, rare rabbit, petrels and more.
- Scott Huler - NC Makes Sea Level Rise Illegal - Dana Hunter - Dedication: The Geologists Who Died at Mount St. Helens - Judy Stone - Anthrax vaccine – To the victor, the spoils - Christie Wilcox - The Nose Knows: Telling Age Based On Scent - Janet D...
Our sense of smell is often overlooked. After all, our 20 million smell receptors pale in comparison to the 220 million found in the noses of man's best friends.
I'm at Neurotic Physiology todayChewing to take the stress awayOf course, it's not me, but rather the ratsworking to see if chewing will stress combatSo muscle up your masseter and click without delay,To see if chewing really does take the stress away!...
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - clocks and metabolism, hating raw tomatoes, vulnerable computer chips, and more.
Yesterday was still a holiday here in the U.S., so we chose the new Image of the Week today - enjoy!- Bora Zivkovic - Clocks, metabolism, evolution – toward an integrative chronobiology - Jennifer Ouellette - Taster’s Choice: Why I Hate Raw Tomatoes and You Don’t - John Villasenor - Researchers Discover Hacker-Ready Computer Chips - Edward Fischer - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: Remaking What We’ve Lost – A Look At Artificial Reefs - Melissa C...
The biannual meeting of the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms happened last week. Unfortunately, I could not attend, so will have to wait another two years for the next opportunity.I am not sure how this stuff happens, but there was a flurry of new papers in the circadian field just preceding the event...
Image of the Week #44, May 29th, 2012:
From: Incredible Hulk Anatomy by Glendon Mellow at Symbiartic .
Here are my Science Seeker Editor's Selections for the past week:When do so-called "killer bees" stop killing? At "The Beast, The Bard, and The Bot," learn about when africanized honey bees turn nice.At the Scientific American Observations blog, Michael Moyer asks the Facebook IPO question we're all thinking: What Will Make Eduardo Saverin Happier: U.S...
It's been a busy time around here and I haven't had time to talk up posts like I've wanted, but on Friday I was at Neurotic Physiology talking about a study looking at moral judgement....
#SciAmBlogs Monday - Stress and antidepressants, bacterial suicide, Geek Manifesto, Quartzy, and more.
- Scicurious - Stress and antidepressants: by their powers combined - S.E. Gould - The Bacteria that Commit Honourable Suicide - Adam Smith - Geek Like Me: The Experiment of a Junior Science Journalist - Santiago Fernandez-Barrera - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: Diving into Apra Harbor’s Western Shoals and CB Junkyard - Joanne Manaster - Monkeys!...
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