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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Nerds and Words: Week 36
I have dug through the Internet this week and uncovered all this geeky goodness. You can find the thousands of links from previous weeks here.
The Dignity of a Porn Star
Porn stars all across San Fernando were told to put their clothes back on and go home a couple of weeks ago on the news that a 29 year-old adult actress named Cameron Bay tested positive for HIV...
The Best of Nature Comics with Bird and Moon
Oh, what’s that? You’re looking for nature comics that are beautifully rendered, adorable, and hilarious? Hm. That’s a tough one, I’m not sure where I should send you–BIRD AND MOON...
Butterfly watch: four legs vs. six legs
After last years rains and the late snows of winter, this summer has been a really good one for British butterflies. As August has now come to an end, and summer technically turns into autumn, I thought it was time for another butterfly post...
Physics Week in Review: September 7, 2013
Yes, summer is officially over, but there was still plenty of physics goodness out there this week. The Man Who Invented Modern Probability – Chance encounters in the life of Andrei Kolmogorov...
Animal or Vegetable? Legend of the Vegetable Lamb of Tartary
As Food Week comes to an end here at SciAmBlogs, I thought it important to consider that which sits on the precipice of the animal and the vegetable: The Vegetable Lamb of Tartary.
#SciAmBlogs Friday – gut bacteria, GMOs, food math videos, horsemeat, anime science outreach, donkeys, yeast, vegetarian kids, and more.
Today we finish the Food Week at #SciAmBlogs. You can find all the posts by searching Twitter for hashtag #SciAmFood. And we also have a new Image of the Week.
Image of the Week #107, September 6th, 2013: From: Introducing: The Food Matters Crew by Layla Eplett, Pamela Ronald, Kathleen Raven, Julianne Wyrick, Kevin Bonham, Patrick Mustain and See Arr Oh at Food Matters...
Food Week Collection at #SciAmBlogs – #SciAmFood
Wow, if I may say so myself, this was a wonderful week of food blogging! We launched a new group blog dedicated to food, and each of the seven bloggers posted this week.
Leader of Venerable Scientific Watchdog Group Renews Focus on “Nuclear Dangers”
Since the Cold War ended more than 20 years ago, the U.S. and Russia have reduced their nuclear arsenals, and the prospect of a nuclear war has receded from many peoples’ consciousness...
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