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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Last post of the honeymoon! I think it's fitting that this post should be an old guest post written by my husband. He's a psychiatrist, and this post was the only way we could think of to combine his medical knowledge with my love for little bacteria...
The following is an edited excerpt from The Belief Instinct , which will be released as a paperback on Feb. 20. When I moved to my previous house in a small village in Northern Ireland in late 2007, there was still quite a bit of work to be done, including laying flooring in an intolerably small, outdated bathroom in the garage...
People are horrible at keeping secrets. As in, really, really bad at it (no matter what anyone may tell you to the contrary). And you know what? We’re right to be.
Video of the Week #27 January 25th, 2012 From: Winners of the Cyberscreen Science Film Festival at Science Online 2012 by Carin Bondar and Joanne Manaster at PsiVid Source: Derek Muller & Chris Stewart on techNyouvids and Veritasium on YouTube...
At the recent Science Online 2012 meeting, Lou Woodley of Nature.com and I led a really productive session on The Next Generation Science Conference, how scientific societies can use online outreach, and the role that bloggers and scientists online might play in it...
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - Blogging While Female, Open Science, exoplanets, SOTU, press releases and more.
Another exciting day on the network:- Kate Clancy - Blogging While Female, and Why We Need a Posse - Krystal D'Costa - AiP Stands With Context and Variation - Philip Yam - Are Some Science Stories Inevitably Political? - Marc Kuchner - The Open Science Paradox - Charles Q...
Twin City Derby Girls, lining up at the start of a jam to support their jammer. My other posse. Photo courtesy of Alex Wild. The women in scienceblogging session at Science Online this year was very different from last year...
Here are my Research Blogging Editor's Selections for this week. Sometimes you're interested in new papers not for the main results that the authors present, but for some other data you see in a graph that might catch the corner of your eye...
ScienceOnline2012 is over. Many bloggers (including 28 SciAm bloggers and blogging staff) were there. When meeting face-to-face, bloggers want to talk to each other rather than write blog posts or read blogs (they are likely to write their impressions of the meeting later)...
Image of the Week #27, January 22nd, 2012:
From: ScienceOnline2012 Science Art Show by Glendon Mellow and Kalliopi Monoyios at Symbiartic ...
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