Because every week is a big week for science. But THIS week…well I guess Mars water made for an important Monday?
The only order the links are in is the order in which I posted them. So sit down, pour some nice fresh coffee or tea, and sip with me. Let us stroll back through the last week (BYO muffins).
(That’s kind of what my life looks like right now)
“When terms like “breakthrough” and “promising” were used…the public perceived the drug as far more effective.” http://ow.ly/SC7RW
The Science in [insert your fav sci-fi movie here] Isn’t Perfect, But That’s [probably] OK. http://ow.ly/SC8ab
Mantis shrimp eyes are totally over-rated, and other things that will destroy your dreams. http://ow.ly/SCN4E by @edyong209
You already hate Martin Shkreli. Now it’s time to get to know him. http://ow.ly/SCTJR Fascinating.
YIKES! @DrRubidium on sodium azide poisoning at a Potbelly. http://ow.ly/SCUAK
Three meals a day is a myth. People eat all the time, a new study shows. http://ow.ly/SF7as Yeah…that’s me…
Time is but tiny islands in a vast ocean of context. In your brain. http://ow.ly/SF7uG Island and ocean cells by @lssciencenews
Finding news species by visiting cheese shops. I think we all need this job. http://ow.ly/SFnEU by @carlzimmer
Fabulous points on scientific gatekeeping from @sciencecomic Complete with awesome drawings. http://ow.ly/SFrL9
Baby we were born to run. And a gut hormone might be partially responsible. http://ow.ly/SFDJm New Sci!
Ok. So print book sales have stabilized and e-book sales are down…but WHY? Clearly they have no idea. http://ow.ly/SK1RX
The latest video for @ACSReactions features…ME! Check out why your butter temperature matters. http://ow.ly/SKnTh
Glow on, sea turtle. Glow on. http://ow.ly/SKrFO
Why do we sleep? @jtotheizzo takes on the tough questions. http://ow.ly/SLRQT
This week’s word? Urushiol. Say that one three times fast. By the end you’ll probably be itching. 🙂 http://ow.ly/SN9rK
There’s water on Mars, but we’ve sort of known for a while. It’s what it DOES that’s important. http://ow.ly/SNoVV by @DrMRFrancis
This looks like a really cool book: An encyclopedia of food additives, with the good and the bad and the in between. http://ow.ly/SNpbZ
When we think about conservation, we need to think about parasites, too. http://ow.ly/SNt3p from @edyong209
Another book I need to read: A is for Arsenic. How Agatha Christie got her poisonous knowledge. http://ow.ly/SNAB1
A fossilized flea carries bacteria that could be ancestors of the Plague. Fascinating. http://ow.ly/SNAVa
Antibacterial soap is no better than regular. Why do we keep buying the former, then? http://ow.ly/SNBbZ
Yeast are the best beasties. Now, yeast-filled fibers could help clean wastewater. http://ow.ly/SNBot
There’s a social network to swap (anonymous) medical images for medical professionals. http://ow.ly/SNHDC
Stampedes during the Hajj are a problem of fluid dynamics, where humans are the fluid. http://ow.ly/SNHWT
I love this. Scientists have developed mathematical equations to describe how sheep move in herds. http://ow.ly/SNJwx
Can digging up 100-year-old bodies help crack unsolved murders? http://ow.ly/SNJRN
This is a cool (and needed!) idea: drug fact labels that are actually READABLE. And compare to placebo. http://ow.ly/SNKrw
“Being a president these days isn’t being a scientist-in-chief…it is… being a science-policy-maker-in-chief.” http://ow.ly/3yfZBU
DANGER NOODLE. http://ow.ly/SR30a Best animal names ever.
People in the 80s ate the same, exercised same as we do now, weighed less. http://ow.ly/SR3uW Interesting corr, but I need to see more.
Very cool. The sound of sports. How do sound mixers get the crowd cheering AND the crack of the bat? http://ow.ly/STXRS
“The drug epidemic currently tearing through large parts of the US began with the best intentions.” http://ow.ly/STXXB