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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For years, I’ve been getting e-mails from people who praise my brilliant research on terrorism and then ask me tough questions about the topic
This is a very neat week, because it is the week between National Science Day and International Women’s Day. We’ll be celebrating women in science all week, culminating in a brand-new Pioneering Women in the Geosciences post...
My last column outlined points I made in a February 18 debate at my school, Stevens Institute of Technology, about whether religion and science are compatible.
In addition to being artists ourselves, the Symbiartic team hopes to help advance the presence of images in science communication and culture.
Visual illusions are fun: we know with our rational mind that, for example, these lines are parallel to each other, yet they don't appear that way.
So it's cold and rainy, and you're up a little too late trying to figure out why that one pesky assumption is necessary in a theorem. Wouldn't it be nice if you could just order up a space that was path connected but not locally connected?...
If you're lucky enough, you may have seen a peacock displaying to a female. It's an impressive event to witness: the peacock spreads and ruffles his enormous, brightly coloured tail feathers for a female, who, after checking him out, may choose to mate with him or not...
Every once and a while I stumble across a dusty forgotten folder on my hard drive, full of photos so old I don’t even remember taking them.
When I see some amazing art posted on Twitter without attribution to the creator, especially by someone in science communication, I kind of lose it.
Food/Ag Feathers, beaver butt excretions and CHEMICALS!! in your food? Yeah, but it’s not what you think. Bill Gates weighs in on GMOs and their potential to feed to world.
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