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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The Scientists With the Coolest Jobs [Livestream]
As I recently told a crowd of science educators, I didn't discover my own interest in science until I was an adult, at which point is was far too late to switch careers.
M@h*(pOet)?ica Matheconceptual Poetry
Editor's note (11/7/13): Find the entry point and new posts of Bob Grumman's M@h*(pOet)?ica at http://poeticks.com/ This entry will be my laziest ever.
The Last 50 Corroboree Frogs and Other Links from the Brink
A colorful frog, some Hawaiian mollusks and California's threatened fish are among the endangered species in the news this week.The Frog Extinction Crisis Continues: How much longer until we have to say good-bye to the southern corroboree frog ( Pseudophryne corroboree )?...
Physics Week in Review: June 1, 2013
It was yet another week filled with the exciting, the quirky and the just plain interesting in physics.Metals Become Molecular-Like at the Atomic Scale, Reveal Materials Scientists.
Best of May at A Blog Around The Clock
I posted 4 times in May. That is, on A Blog Around The Clock only (not counting the posts on The Network Central, The SA Incubator, Video of the Week, Image of the Week, or editing Guest Blog and Expeditions)...
Do Dogs Understand Our Words? The Dogs Weigh In
“This is not your food! Don’t even think about eating it. This … is … not … your … food.” What do our words mean to dogs? Not that I’m about to stop speaking to dogs anytime soon, but I do wonder what my daily utterances signify to Millie, Piper, Upton and Finnegan, the dogs I converse with on a regular basis...
#SciAmBlogs Friday - mass extinction, political morality, colonoscopic memory, telescope octopus, Desmids, colon replica, and more.
- Ramez Naam - Can Humans Survive Mass Extinction? - Jag Bhalla - Colonoscopies Clarify Inner Workings of Minds - Kate Clancy - Feedback Loops: The Biology and Culture of Premenstrual Experience - Julie Hecht - Do Dogs Understand Our Words?...
Feedback Loops: The Biology and Culture of Premenstrual Experience
I think my umbilical hernia is getting bigger. I’ve had it since my pregnancy over five years ago, the result of diastasis, a situation where the abdominal muscles pull apart from the baby taking up so much darn room...
Forget Skeuomorphic Illustration
Most scientific illustration strives for realism, skeuomorphic textures of pencil and digital paint to resemble delicate insect wings, contours of a mammalian face or the movement in fluid on the cellular level...
The Best Animal Engineers
If an intelligent alien species landed on the small bit of galactic rock that we call home, they might get out of their spaceships, have a look around, and decide that we—that is, our species—are the master builders on our planet...
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