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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A few neurologists and brain scientists are proposing that the secret underlying all conscious activity must lie with the way cells respond to stimuli they receive from their environment...
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Furor over Tim Hunt Must Lead to Systemic Change
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The British Nobel Prize-winner has complained that he's been treated unfairly, but it is the women he insulted that deserve sympathy and support
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