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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Every year I ask some of the attendees of the ScienceOnline conferences to tell me (and my readers) more about themselves, their careers, current projects and their views on the use of the Web in science, science education or science communication...
Video of the Week #71, November 29th, 2012: From: Worse Than Bedbugs, It's the Couch Itself by Kalliopi Monoyios at Guest Blog . Source: Audio and production: Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato, Video: Isha Soni, Artwork: Marissa Fessenden...
Early one morning I caught sight of Morpheus, silhouetted against a pink African dawn. Her long, sloping neck was stretched out as she loped away from me, disappearing over a hill.
People often ask me, "How can you write about endangered species all the time? Isn't it depressing?" Sure, it can be, but not as depressing as the sheer number of stories that I don't get to write about...
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - flame retardants, bug-eyed snake, Martian skylight, depression, wheat genome, and more.
- Kalliopi Monoyios - Worse Than Bedbugs, It’s the Couch Itself - Kalliopi Monoyios - The Environmental Fallout of Greener Buildings - Kalliopi Monoyios - Infographic: Fire Safety Buzzkill - Becky Crew - Imantodes chocoensis: New species of skinny, bug-eyed snake discovered in Ecuador - Caleb A...
Common wheat ( Triticum aestivum ) might seem as boring as the sliced bread it is baked into. But genetically, it is vexingly complex.Its genome is about six times as big as our own, and its genes are distributed among six sets of chromosomes (we humans have just two)...
Tat: "Does the earth seem to you unmoving, father?" Hermes: "No, my son. It is the only thing full of movement, and at the same time stationary. Would it not be absurd for the nourisher of all things, the producer of and begetter of all, to be motionless?..." " Corpus Hermeticum " 100-300 A.D.According to Aristotelian philosophy earth was eternal, a world without history and with no end...
What would the landscapes of Mars look like under a different light?Getting an accurate visual sense of the rocks and minerals on the martian surface is important for a number of reasons...
This is a series of Q&As with young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public...
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - parasitoid's parasitoid, complete Pompeii, smellspace, chimps, marmosets, lions, and more
We have a new Image of the Week!- Amy Maxmen - Chimp comedy brings the blues - Christie Wilcox - Plant’s Cry For Help Attracts The Wrong Crowd - Dana Hunter - How Pompeii Perished - Christina Agapakis - Smellspace and Olfactory White - Darren Naish - Marmosets and tamarins: dwarfed monkeys of the South American tropics - John R...
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