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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How many ways are there to be multicellular on Earth? You know, organisms made of more than one cell? Let’s see . . . plants, animals, and fungi.
Every so often, Seth Baum heads out to meet Ins Garca, a video director and actress, at her Manhattan apartment. While hes there, he helps out in whatever way he can holding a microphone for hours on end, carrying heavy equipment and running to the local computer store to get an extra memory card [...]..
Guest blog by Michelle Munyikwa I recently read this article in Health Affairs regarding the effects of the hidden curriculum on patient safety and, in my usual fashion, have been thinking about it ever since...
U.S.G.S. engineer Bailey Willis ( February 19, 1949) was known for his unorthodox approach to geological questions. Puzzled by the geological structures he discovered in mountain ranges, long before computer-models were available, he constructed a machine to simulate the mountain-forming process...
Energy use for appliances is responsible for about 13% of the monthly energy bills for the average American home. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, at the top of the appliance-energy-use list are water heaters, refrigerators, and clothes dryers (and pool pumps for those homes with swimming facilities)...
Curious about why you’d want to pay attention to that f/number on your camera settings? Consider: Same subject, same lens, same camera, very different image.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), America has doubled the amount of energy produced using solar technologies over thelast five years.Last week, a massive new solar resource was dedicated in southern California...
This month marks the beginning of the breeding season for endangered Australian sea lions (Neophoca cinerea) as well as a great opportunity for citizen scientists to help conserve this rare species...
About a month ago an intriguing pair of images from NASA’s Opportunity rover on Mars showed a curious rock that had seemingly appeared our of nowhere during the course of 12 days.
The body of men and women who built the atomic bomb was vast, diverse, talented and multitudinous. Every conceivable kind of professional – from theoretical physics to plumber – worked on the Manhattan Project for three years over an enterprise that spread across the country and equalled the US automobile industry in its marshaling of [...]..
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