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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#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - power plants, cooperation, zoo science, eating insects, non-extinct frog, coral reefs, and more.
Check out the new Video of the Week!- Mark Farmer - Power plants - Jag Bhalla - Behavioral Telescope Shows How Cooperation Works - Jason G.
Video of the Week #95, June 5th, 2013: From: Science and Media Smackdown! Best of the Blogs #5 by Carin Bondar at PsiVid . Source: Scientific American YouTube channel In the month of May the blog network was abuzz with controversies about science in the media...
What was once lost has now been found. Well, it was actually found about a year and a half ago, but most people just seem to be noticing now.The Hula painted frog was probably never common...
In the month of May the blog network was abuzz with controversies about science in the media. From our gripes with the food industry and some misinformation about fracking, to our love of the Mythbusters and an illustration of the power of social media - this month's 'Best of the Blogs' video depicts many of our most popular posts.In addition - and exciting and exclusive appearance by the recently outed 'SciCurious', as she discusses recent work on the human response to intonation in voices...
I grabbed a box of cereal out of my cabinet. The flakes smelled stale, but I was hungry enough. I poured a cup or two into a bowl, followed by a splash of milk.
By: Caitlin MartinCoral reefs are one of the most diverse ecosystems on this planet. They are home to numerous species of marine life and offer a plethora of benefits both to natural ecosystems and to the human population...
Within the wildlife conservation community, both in the field (" in situ ") as well as in captive settings (" ex situ "), there is a great deal of folk knowledge about the best methods for animal care as well as species protection and restoration...
Throughout history many cultures have worshiped the Sun for its life-giving powers. In reality it is not the Sun itself, but rather the plants that have learned to harvest that all powerful sunshine, to whom we should bow on bended knees.Think about it...
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - eating insects, maternal employment, sperm-eating squid, Pandora s Promise", Squamozoic, and more
Check out the new Image of the Week!- Layla Eplett - Rub A Dub Dub, Is It Time To Eat Grubs? - Jai Ranganathan - Scientists: do outreach or your science dies - Becky Crew - Australian squids eat sperm for better bodies and babies - Melanie Tannenbaum - Fox News Fact Check: Are studies on maternal employment all tinged with political bias? - John R...
For decades, scientists have been developing brain-computer linkages they hope will enable people to manipulate objects hands free . Duke neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis reported a few years ago that a monkey fitted with implanted electrodes could use its brainpower to control the walking patterns of a robot ...
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