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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This week, we're adding a new science art exhibit in the UK inspired by the saline destruction of the Murray Darling basin in Australia and the bleaching of coral reefs as a result of sugarcane harvesting and another featuring work from the Southern Ontario Nature and Science Illustrators in Ontario...
As always, some awesome stuff on the network today:- Scicurious - The more feminine you look, the more children you want. It must be science. - Kate Clancy - Framing and definitions: are you maternal enough to be a woman? - Ingrid Wickelgren - Decoding Sexual Desire: Why You’re Into It—or Not - Maria Konnikova - Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Don’t Judge a Man by His Face - Michael J...
Here are my Research Blogging Editor's Selections for this week. For your weekly fix of sensation and perception, head over to That's Basic Science!
Thanks to you kind folks, Mr. Vizthum's Donors Choose project has been funded. In case you don't remember, this teacher wanted to teach evolution to his students, but due to their age and English-language proficiency, not many books were accessible to them...
Desire. When you have it, nobody questions it. When it is absent, it can be tricky to talk about. After all, the subject is delicate, and what is the point?
How do we perceive someone we’ve only just met? How do we judge him, assign him to some sort of category in our mind, explain to ourselves what he is and what he is likely to be?
How do we perceive someone we've only just met? How do we judge him, assign him to some sort of category in our mind, explain to ourselves what he is and what he is likely to be?In “The Adventure of the Norwood Builder,” Dr...
In high school, my mother occasionally found babysitting jobs for me. Parents, desperate for a trustworthy kid to watch their own, would entrust their offspring to Katie the honors student while they went to a meeting, or to work, or perhaps on a date...
Friend of the blog Cackle of Rad was the first person to send me this paper, and when I first tried to read it, I got...pretty angry. Being a rather obsessively logical person, I know why I felt angry about this paper, and I worked very hard to step back from it and approach it in a thoroughly scientific manner.It didn't work, I called in Kate...
As always on Mondays, we have the new Image of the Week over on the right-hand sidebar. Take a look.- Krystal D'Costa - The Human Experience: Apple and Standardized Personalization and Cooperation Is Child’s Play - Bora Zivkovic - Diversity of insect circadian clocks – the story of the Monarch butterfly and BIO101 - Organisms In Time and Space: Ecology and #NYCSciTweetup - Amy Maxmen - Monarchs flood New York City - Jennifer Frazer - Fountains of Life Found at the Bottom of the Dead Sea - Christie Wilcox - Social Media For Scientists Part 3: Win-Win - Joe Hanson - Big Rocks, Big Science - David Wogan - Review of Urbanized, Gary Hustwit’s urban design documentary - David Bressan - October 9, 1963: Vajont - S.E...
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