It’s been a while. I would say this is because I’ve been out of coffee, but I’d be lying.
What I HAVE been doing? Well first I was at an environmental hands-on course at Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory. I was hands on and boots in the mud learning about nitrogen cycling in salt marshes. And since then…well I have no excuse.
But we’re back. Have some links. And some coffee.
How juice companies game science to perpetuate the myth that cranberry prevents UTIs. ow.ly/ohmr301mLOT
When will then be now? Wormholes! This week’s word. ow.ly/gUX0301rgbd
Movement guidelines, what are they good for…and do kids care? ow.ly/3uYG301rID8
For memory, try working out 4 hours after learning. Guess I’ll be at a constant jog now.ow.ly/6X4i301rJjM
Bagged ice may have bacterial hitchhikers. Aieeeee. ow.ly/iq44301rJvI
Love it! Interview with Finding Dory’s science advisor. ow.ly/eTuT301rJU4
New from me. Teens finding a wormy solution to a plastic problem.ow.ly/ZWIS301tSc9 4 kids. 4 different results. Science is tough.
“It’s the Fake Geek Girl all over again. Oh, you’re wearing a NASA jumpsuit? Name your favorite five astronauts.”ow.ly/woZj301tT5o
Now I want a NASA jumpsuit. I have never wanted to wear a jumpsuit before. I do now. ow.ly/J5sc301tTbN
Hand sanitizer? Not quicker than a hand wash. Rub 30 seconds. ow.ly/N1Jb301u7Hz
A new citizen science project needs YOU to wear tiny bits of fabric places. For microbes! I am so in. ow.ly/fvXa301uQyn
The divide between rich and poor, shown by what we eat. ow.ly/mQbp301v2YY
New from me. Did you know termites will follow an ink pen line? ow.ly/GFG9301wfsf A teen used it for…termite termination.
Mealworms eat plastic, and teens are determined to get them to eat us out of our pollution problem. ow.ly/F7D1301wfPI
NIH may be cutting funding to model organism databases. Not good. Many researchers live by those things.ow.ly/sx6p301wlKz
Studying microaggressions. Subtle aggressions, subtle movements, important effects. ow.ly/uHcP301woVt
The immune systems of men and women respond very differently to infection — and scientists are taking notice.ow.ly/rNLT301wp05
Love this. The critical question: CAN giraffes SWIM? ow.ly/eBZI301wprv But also…how silly do they look doing it?
The trouble with high tech prosthetics? People have to USE them.ow.ly/XPHk301wqnT
Students calculate the best and worst-equipped superheroes. Ouch, Batman.ow.ly/gSX4301wqW0
A teen used pen ink to lure termites to their DOOM. ow.ly/Q1UB301wrct
What are we going to do with all these neuro PhDs? “If we’re are losing them” If?! If?! ow.ly/I8SM301wrjr
Traffic wouldn’t be so bad if we all just could behave like ants. ow.ly/vhfq301wt2Z
Why is biomedical science so…conservative? ow.ly/vaj0301wtb2Hypercompetition = less risk.
Why national park maps are just so awesome. ow.ly/ABps301wuCZ
Feds approve first CRISPR use in humans.ow.ly/NcSj301wvcJ
As the Arctic warms, polar bears come ashore. ow.ly/r1zy301wyNj
Women Scientists with Feminine Appearance are Deemed Less Likely to be Scientists ow.ly/T2QS301zvSC >:(