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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DonorsChoose Science Bloggers for Students 2012: helping classrooms in the aftermath of Super-storm Sandy.
Super-storm Sandy did major damage to the East Coast, especially New Jersey and New York City. The offices of DonorsChoose are in New York City. Their fabulous staff is safe (and mostly dry) and their computer servers are up, which means the Science Bloggers for Students drive has been operational and ready to receive your donations...
On Tuesday, Massachusetts voters will face the Death with Dignity Act and decide whether they are comfortable with the idea of a physician being able to provide medication that a terminally ill patient can self-administer to end his or her life...
The more we learn about cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's, the more vexingly complex they seem—and the more elusive their cures. Even with cutting-edge imaging technology, biomarker tests and genetic data, we are still far from understanding the multifaceted causes and varied developmental stages of these illnesses.With the advent of powerful computing, better modeling programs and a flood of raw biomedical data, researchers have been anticipating a leap forward in their abilities to decipher the intricate dynamics involved human disease...
The Countdown, Episode 8 - Hurricane Syzygy, Ancient Starlight, Vesta Mystery, Superluminous Supernovae, "Hawaiian" Soil on Mars
Story 5Hurricane Sandy hit New York City and surrounding areas hard this week, flooding streets and damaging homes.
This month's Accretionary Wedge is all about geopoetry, and you'd think that an SF writer who's got a story that's about a poetry war could pull something off.
#SciAmBlogs Friday - patients' stories, Sandy aftermath, memory switch, gifted minorities, and more.
- Shara Yurkiewicz - When patient stories leave the hospital room - John Horgan - Does Sandy Mean We Should Have Fewer Nukes, or More? - Gary Stix - Remember It Well: A New Type of On-Switch for Memory - Frank C...
I am here at home in Maplewood, New Jersey, four days after an angry wind whipped through the trees, sending my entire family downstairs into the living room for the night.
Testimonies of Donors Choose Givers.Ms. Dupee's Science class of Riverview Gardens High School in St. Louis, Missouri "I helped because I'm a strong believer in Applied Sciences education." ~ LB from Missouri "Students learn in different ways - visual aids will be of special benefit to students that learn that way and engage students in an otherwise media flooded world (19th century pedagogy doesn't work so well anymore)." ~ PM from North Carolina Mrs...
Evolutionary psychologists tell us it's human nature to search for lessons from the skies. Here is what I think Hurricane Sandy is saying to the U.S.:
Q&A: The science of feather forensics by Naveena Sadasivam: Birds have become rather well adjusted to urban settings, which is in itself an evolutionary feat.
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