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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By Dr Sam Illingworth, University of Manchester Today marks the end of the August flying campaign for MAMM, a whilst there will be a transit back to the UK tomorrow (as well as hopefully some methane measurements over the off shore oil rigs in the North Sea), today’s flights are the last to be making [...]..
#SciAmBlogs Friday – reality TV megalodon, portable peer-review, Tusken Raiders, self-esteem trap, Souvenir Seafood Menus, and more.
- Jag Bhalla – Economics vs Fiction on Human Nature - Krystal D’Costa – How Our Love Affair With Reality Television Created Megalodon - Bonnie Swoger – Can you take it with you when you go?...
Video of the Week #104, August 8th, 2013: From: Sharing Worlds, Seeing Differently by Roger Kneebone at Guest Blog. Source: Jamie’s Dream School Simulation is a mainstay of training in medicine, but has been restricted until quite recently to clinicians...
Myths can be more harmful than lies, Nobel laureate Harry Kroto has said, because they are more difficult to recognize and often go unexamined.
Paraphilias change with the times—and with the materials at hand. One of the reasons that completely new forms of sexual deviancy continue to emerge, while others vanish, is the fact that, as society changes, so too do the cultural factors upon which sexual imprinting occurs...
A fashion faux pas almost prevented me from getting into my dream medical school. Midway through the interview there, the interviewer pointed to my left earlobe and said, “Do you really think we accept men who wear … those things?” I had no idea what he was talking about at first, but then remembered the [...]..
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday – re-learning from scratch, vacation effect, #SharkWeek, being a nerd, pangolins, and more.
- Roger Kneebone – Sharing Worlds, Seeing Differently - Hilda Bastian – Vacation fade-out: Back to work with a thud? - Bora Zivkovic – Sharks have rhythm, too - Jennifer Ouellette – Future Shock: Technology of “Continuum” Has Its Roots in Today - Kyle Hill – What’s in a Nerd: A [...]..
“Erotic” and “vomiting” are not words that appear together often—and fortunately so, for most of us. Orgasms and barfing are strange bedfellows, even natural enemies, you might say.
Every field of expertise becomes routine to those who work in it. The first time I went into the operating theatre as a medical student, everything was strange and scary.
Work can wind us up. Vacations are supposed to wind us down. But just how much benefit do we get from our vacations? How quickly does any benefit wear off?
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