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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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...
For day 2 of Experimental Biology, I found an interesting poster on a new chemical, found in slime mold, that might have therapeutic potential for breast cancer treatment!
Eager eaters know that gulping a Slurpee or inhaling a sundae can cause that brief seizing sensation known in the not-so-technical literature as "brain freeze" or "ice cream headache."Just what causes this common cautionary condition has remained mysterious to sufferers and scientists alike (not that the two categories need remain mutually exclusive).A new study, presented April 22 at the Experimental Biology 2012 annual meeting in San Diego, proposes a probable answer...
Here is a slightly modified version of the slidedeck I used in my talk at Experimental Biology this weekend. Jason G.
I spent the first day of Experimental Biology 2012 at the Behavioral Pharmacology Meeting, where people who focus on drugs and behavior came to share the latest and greatest findings.
#SciAmBlogs Friday - BP Oil Spill, probiotics, species concepts, giant globe, museums, your brain on drugs, and more.
Have a great weekend!- Jose Lopez - The BP Oil Spill Anniversary: Opportunities to Learn - Judy Stone - A taste of #TEDMED 2012: Main Course - Sarah Collins - At Home Underwater and on Land: A Conversation with Dr...
It is still incredibly difficult to adopt a domestic fox in the United States. However, several have been adopted as pets in other countries. Here's a video of one man and his two pet foxes doing...not much...
Infographics are the internet's current darling, which got me thinking if there are any good ones on drugs and addiction. Low and behold, they exist!
As you may have noticed, Khalil and I are posting our picks on alternate weeks. He did it last Friday, my turn is today: City of the dead: Tens of millions of people have died in New York City...
#SciAmBlogs Thursday - square foot over a year, baboons, Casimir Effect, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Eld s deer and more.
A day late, but awesome - new Video of the Week!- David Haskell - The Forest Unseen: A Year’s Watch in Sewanee’s Forest - Emily Cramer - From Babies to Baboons: One Woman’s Path to Success - Jennifer Ouellette - Quantum Casimir Effect Inspires Indie Filmmakers and LHC’s Surprise Visitor: Kern the Globe-Trotting Gnome - Ilana Yurkiewicz - In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day: the misuse and abuse of the Nazi analogy in modern bioethics - Darren Naish - Eld’s deer: endangered, persisting in fragmented populations, and morphologically weird… but it wasn’t always so - Maria Konnikova - The Storytelling Animal: A Conversation with Jonathan Gottschall - Bora Zivkovic - Introducing: Nadia Drake - John R...
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