11.12.2018

Which historic king had a gem from space? What might prevent wildfires? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of November 5-11 2018 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm

This week's best science stories include advice on how to change your personality, the mind-boggling implications of electrons being round, and health news about coffee. But there are many other topics touched on in ScienceSeeker editors' favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise for the past seven days. Here is the full round-up of the ScienceSeeker Editors’ Selections:
Tutankhamun's breastplate features a scarab carved
from Desert Glass.
Credit: Wikipedia/J.Bodsworth

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11.05.2018

Is anti-gravity real? What do you need to know about cannabis-derived CBD? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of October 29-November 4 2018 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm

This week's best science posts explore whether jellyfish are taking over the world, watch cockroaches fight for their lives and describe the crazy ways the gene editing technique CRISPR is being used. But there are many other topics touched on in ScienceSeeker editors' favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise for the past seven days. Here is the full round-up of the ScienceSeeker Editors’ Selections:
Box jellyfish, some of the most venomous animals in the
world, swim in the waters off Cape Town. But are they taking
over the world?
Photo by Peter Southwood
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10.29.2018

Why aren't we immortal? What defies physics' standard model? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of October 22-28 2018 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm

This week's best science posts include an amazingly well-preserved ancient Greek ship, a profound explanation of why it's good that our Sun must die, and attempts to figure out why drinking leads to memory loss. But there are many other topics touched on in ScienceSeeker editors' favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise for the past seven days. Here is the full round-up of the ScienceSeeker Editors’ Selections:
Climate change is real and requires deep change, from us
and the world we live in. 
Image credit: Compound Interest
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10.22.2018

Which large animals start out with tiny babies? What's the surprising benefit of a flu shot? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of October 15-21 2018 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm

This week's best science posts explain why small talk is surprisingly important, good news on fish stocks, and American footballer John Urschel becoming a mathematics professor. But there are many other topics touched on in ScienceSeeker editors' favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise for the past seven days. Here is the full round-up of the ScienceSeeker Editors’ Selections:
You'll be surprised how tiny kangaroos start out.
Image credit: Stories So Wild
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10.18.2018

Five ways adults can get involved with local science

Being a test subject is one way to see how research is done
Image credit: NIAID
by Gaia Cantelli, PhD

You love science. You think it’s cool. But science is not your job – so what can you do if you would like to find out more? Going back to college and getting another degree in molecular biology is probably not on the cards. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t get involved with science while balancing everything else you have going on in your life. Here are some hot tips on how to get started!
 

10.15.2018

How pseudoscientific are products from Gwyneth Paltrow's GOOP? What's the surprising way the US-China trade war might turn deadly? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of October 8-14 2018 #sciseekpicks #scicomm

This week's best science news includes insights from space, including on how real Star Wars is and exciting new health prospects from gene editing and magic mushrooms. But there are many other topics touched on in ScienceSeeker editors' favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise for the past seven days. Here is the full round-up of the ScienceSeeker Editors’ Selections:
This artist's concept shows a hypothetical planet
covered in water around the binary star system of
Kepler-35A and B. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
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10.08.2018

What are we discovering beyond our solar system? Does turkey really make you sleepy? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of October 1-7 2018 #sciseekpicks #scicomm

It's Nobel prize season - and we have two female winners! We've also got some important news about viruses, including Ebola, and advice on how to help young kids' brain development, and older kids' exam performance. But there are many other topics touched on in ScienceSeeker editors' favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise for the past seven days. Here is the full round-up of the ScienceSeeker Editors’ Selections:
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