They think it makes them look weak, and avoiding that is evidently more important to them than demonstrating responsible behavior
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#NYCSciTweetUp Next Thursday, 10/27
The 5th #NYCSciTweetUp will be on 10/27, which is next Thursday! Details on the location have to be finalized, but you can always find the most up-to-date information on the Facebook invite.Special thanks to Bora Zivkovic and John Timmer for handling the details while I've been off of my feet (literally)...
#scibloggers4students: DonorsChoose Board of Directors rewards your procrastination
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Ed Note: Part of my online life includes editorial duties at ResearchBlogging.org, where I serve as the Social Sciences Editor. Each Thursday, I pick notable posts on research in anthropology, philosophy, social science, and research to share on the ResearchBlogging.org News site...
North Pond: Picture Day
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Unchanging Art Supplies
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Italian Seismologists on Trial-for Failing to Communicate Well?
The ground shook violently in L’Aquila, Italy, early in the morning of April 6, 2009, more violently than it had during the tremors the area had been experiencing for months.
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Tick Tock: the connection between celestial mechanics and genetics
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