They think it makes them look weak, and avoiding that is evidently more important to them than demonstrating responsible behavior
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The pandemic is no excuse to abandon chronic disease management and prevention
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#DispatchesDNLee: Week 2 Recap
Updates from the field. #DispatchesDNLee catalogs my real time, real life experiences researching African giant pouched rats in Tanzania.
Glendon Ranting about Proper Image Use Again
Oh here we go again. The Internet Image Cop is astride his high horse and galloping through the online festival while popping everyone's balloons
Call of the Orangutan: The Ups and Downs of Research in Indonesia
Despite the work of conservationists, poaching and habitat destruction are still major problems in North Sumatra
FAQ: How did you come to study pouched rats? #DispatchesDNLee
Answering one of the most frequently asked questions about my research: How did I come to study African giant pouched rats.
Face and Hand Transplants Raise Ethical Questions for Living Donors
The health care system needs to be prepared to protect potential VCA donors by optimizing the informed consent process
Alien Sun over Victoria, B.C.
The wildfires in British Columbia are creating an alien world in over the city of Victoria. There are currently over 170 fires burning, and the ash and smoke has prompted a health warning. After seeing a couple of surreal photos on social media last night, I contacted the photographers so I could share them here...
Why "Color Cures" for Mental Illness Endure
The persistence of "color therapy" reveals the weakness of conventional treatments for mental illness.
Goannas Dig the Deepest, Twistiest Burrows of All
A female Yellow-spotted monitor Varanus panoptes excavates what appears to be a shallow, decoy nest burrow after completing work at the spiralling burrow near her tail. Image courtesy of Colin McHenry, used with permission...
Physics Week in Review: July 4, 2015
Solving the mystery of how glass forms, Space-X Falcon 9 crashes and burns, and the physics of those no-stick ketchup bottles are among this week's physics highlights.
Can Dogs Finally Keep It Together This 4th of July?
Probably not. But the noise isn’t the whole problem.
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