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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Mission Possible: Graphene
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...
The Next Generation Science Conference, a #scio12 Wrapup
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...
Blogging While Female, and Why We Need a Posse
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...
Editor's Selections: Data, Novelty, and Pets
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...
#SciAmBlogs - the post-#scio12 blues
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)...
Troodon in the Rushes
Image of the Week #27, January 22nd, 2012:
From: ScienceOnline2012 Science Art Show by Glendon Mellow and Kalliopi Monoyios at Symbiartic ...
Sharks With Friends
Many of us think of sharks as lone hunters. We imagine them spending most of their lives swimming alone, briefly seeking out the company of another shark for the purposes of reproduction, then going back to their solo ways...
"Dear Jesse, I'm an atheistic porn addict."
Dear Jesse,I have a pretty serious porn/Internet addiction...
The End of the Time of Earth: Why Does the Leap Second Matter?
Ed Note: We have a guest today! AiP is pleased to host this post by Dr. Kevin Birth, who is a professor of anthropology at Queens College, CUNY and an expert on time.
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