- Never again confuse dark matter with dark energy by Sabine Hossenfelder for Backreaction.
- Japan’s Hayabusa 2 bags its first sample from the asteroid Ryugu by Sam Wong for New Scientist.
- Zombie stars shine on after mystery detonations by Shannon Hall for Scientific American.
- The real dino killer: A one–two punch by Howard Lee for Scientific American.
- Exercise can help you counter effects of shift work, jet lag, other disruptions to circadian clock by Sci-News.com.
- Brain-zapping implants that fight depression are inching closer to reality by Laura Sanders for Science News.
- Scientists come closer to finding out what consciousness looks like in the brain by Ed Cara for Gizmodo.
- A machine gets high marks for diagnosing sick children by Emily Willingham for Scientific American.
- Scientific duo gets back to basics to make childbirth safer by Alison Kodjak for NPR.
- Interview: First-of-its-kind male contraceptive gel in phase 2b clinical trial by Chelsea Weidman Burke for Biospace.
- Researchers develop a test that objectively measures pain biomarkers in blood by Ibezim Chukwuemerie for HumanBioscience.org.
- Broccoli (Brassica oleracea) by Lucy Bird, Natalie Fey and Chris Arthur at Picture it! Chemistry
- Illegal corn farming menaces a Madagascar protected area by Emilie Filou for Mongabay.
- Research into chimp health benefits human, ecosystem well-being too by Giovanni Ortolani for Mongabay.
- Pathogenic bacteria found on microplastics retrieved from tropical beaches by GrrlScientist via Medium.
- Tribes use western and indigenous science to prepare for climate change by Erica Gies for Hakai Magazine.
- The issue with tissue: How the U.S. is flushing forests away by Jennifer Skene and Shelley Vinyard for NRDC.
- Cardiac psychiatry: Exploring connections between the head and the heart by Mass General Research Institute Blog.
|Barnard 68 is a molecular cloud that adsorbs light. |
It is dark and made of matter, but not made of dark matter.
Credit: ESO via Wikipedia (CC BY 4.0).
Caption by Sabine Hossenfelder.
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