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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The story of the " ecocide " and collapse of the civilization on Easter Island , or Rapa Nui in the native language, became very popular with the film " Rapa Nui " (1994) and the book by American biologist Jared Diamond " Collapse - How societies choose to fail or survive " (2005)...
Maybe it’s because of the recent popularity of True Blood and Twilight , but I’ve been thinking about blood consumption a lot lately.
For Halloween, I thought I'd republish this old post of mine from July 1, 2010. Blame 'Night of the Living Dead' for this, but many people mistakenly think that zombies are nocturnal, going around their business of walking around town with stilted gaits, looking for people whose brains they can eat, only at night...
This was previously posted on the 27/10/10 on my previous blog Disease of the Week. I have changed it up a bit but its essentially the same. It received an Editor's Selection then so I've left it on the post...
Spooky paleo-papercraft from Tiffany Miller of deadraccoon.com ! (edit:) Here's a bit more about papercraft from Tiffany: The paper sculptures are created with found specialty papers...
Halloween is a time to celebrate the power of disguise. Wherever your travels take you today it won’t be surprising if you bump into a few zombies, vampires or witches on your way.
Standing Out: Marketing Yourself in Science from NASW on Vimeo. This is a recording of a session from ScienceOnline2011, the fifth annual conference on Science and the Web.
As a fan of both mystery and ghost stories, I loved last week's special Halloween episode of Castle , in which mystery writer Rick Castle and detective Kate Beckett (a.k.a.
As it is Halloween, I am republishing my old post (from February 04, 2006, reposted on July 1, 2010): I was quite surprised that Carl Zimmer, in research for his book Parasite Rex, did not encounter the fascinating case of the Ampulex compressa (Emerald Cockroach Wasp) and its prey/host the American Cockroach ( Periplaneta americana , see also comments on Aetiology and Ocellated).In 1999, I went to Oxford, UK, to the inaugural Gordon Conference in Neuroethology and one of the many exciting speakers I was looking forward to seeing was Fred Libersat...
A beautiful sunset with a sliver of a crescent moon, shot yesterday, October 29, 2011, at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. (Click to enlarge) Details: Canon Rebel XTi, Canon f2.8 24mm prime lens...
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