12.09.2019

What are the psychological impacts of poverty? What's the neurological basis behind seasonal affective disorder? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Dec 2 - Dec 8 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

In this week's best and brightest from the world of science journalism, read about how certain people can read cats' facial expressions, and explore the physics of fire ant 'rafts'. ScienceSeeker editors' favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise also cover many other important and exciting topics. Why not have a read, inform yourself, and indulge your scientific curiosity?
“Kids from lower socioeconomic levels show brain physiology patterns similar to someone who actually had had damage in the frontal lobe as an adult.”
Credit: Alexandra Stevenson via Flickr (CC-BY-ND)
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12.02.2019

How sustainable is your country's food system? How does mining Cryptocurrency harm human health? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Nov 25 - Dec 1 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

In this week's cream-of-the-crop of science news from around the world, find out why scientists are playing with fake poo and creating non-stick coatings for toilets, and explore how your recurring nightmare may be your brain's way of preparing you to face your fears. ScienceSeeker editors' favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise also cover many other important and exciting topics. Why not have a read, inform yourself, and indulge your scientific curiosity?
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11.25.2019

Why is same-sex sexual behaviour so common in animals? Are teachers biased against overweight children? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Nov 18 - Nov 24 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm

In this week's best and brightest from the world of science journalism, find out how the nine to five is ruining our minds and gaze into the void as we explore the possible non-existence of objective reality. ScienceSeeker editors' favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise also cover many other important and exciting topics. Why not have a read, inform yourself, and indulge your scientific curiosity?
Same sex sexual behaviours may have arisen from an ancestral species that mated indiscriminately.
Credit:Jodie Wilson via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)
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11.18.2019

Why do we believe falsehoods even after we know they're not true? What makes gold gold? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Nov 11 - Nov 17, 2019 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

In this week's curated selection of science news from science newsmakers, explore the increasing body of evidence that suggests that vaping is not as risk-free as first believed, and find out whether the human brain's smell centre is actually necessary for our sense of smell. ScienceSeeker editors' favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise also cover many other important and exciting topics. Why not have a read, inform yourself, and indulge your scientific curiosity?
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11.11.2019

Is 5G safe for humans? Who owns science? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Nov 4 - Nov 10, 2019 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

In this week's best and brightest from the world of science news, find out how you can watch Mercury's transit across the Sun, and explore the link between Indonesian wildfires and your favorite sweet treats. ScienceSeeker editors' favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise also cover many other important and exciting topics. Why not have a read, inform yourself, and indulge your scientific curiosity?
Today (Monday the 11th of November), you can see Mercury's transit across the Sun!
Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, SwRI, MSSS Image processing by Kevin M. Gill (CC BY 3.0)
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