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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Image of the Week #70, November 27th, 2012: From: Starving to be Social: The Odd Life of Dictyostelium Slime Molds by Alex Wild at Compound Eye .
I received the great honor of being invited to speak at the Dr. Laura C. Harris Symposium at Denison University. It's a small (compared to OK State) Liberal Arts College in Granville, Ohio - outside of Columbus...
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this week that African lions ( Panthera leo leo ) may deserve protected status under the Endangered Species Act.
A simple white butterfly caterpillar ( Pieris rapae ) nibbles blissfully on a cabbage leaf, completely unaware of the complex interspecies interactions he has just set in motion.
It doesn’t matter where you look: the U.S., Mexico, Malaysia or Portugal, the more high fructose corn syrup consumption, on average, the more diabetes.A new study of 43 countries in Global Public Health , published online November 27, found that adult type-2 diabetes is 20 percent higher in countries that consume large quantities of high fructose corn syrup...
The Doha Climate Talks are now in session. It's the first time the negotiations are being held in the oil-productive Middle East. Yes, the meeting's trying to be more enviro-savvy with it's "paper-smart," initiative by limiting the usually endless stacks of printed documents...
Costumed chimps used to make me grin ear to ear when I saw them on TV. Now I realize there’s little that separates that delight from coveting a Chinese potion made from rhino tusks.
I see you jumping up-and-down with your hand in the air, saying "Ooo! I know this one!" I see you, too, over there groaning, "Doesn't every body know?" And I see you, glowering, wanting your Mount St...
#SciAmBlogs Monday - Stressed Out, Lonely Molds, Lonesome George, Drug Experience, Chimps in Uganda, Cell Lines, and more.
- Kara Rogers - Authenticating Cells Out of Curiosity, Not Fear - Scicurious - Stressing out really does make it worse and Friday Weird Science: Beer vs liquor? - S.E...
Microgromia is a tiny amoeba with an organic shell who, much like a spider, lays down a sizeable spread of thread-like pseudopods (filopodia) lines with sticky extrusomes, waiting for the unfortunate bacterium or eukaryotic flagellate to stroll by...
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