- Fat is not the problem-fat stigma is by Linda Bacon and Amee Severson for Scientific American.
- Bacteria from our guts have the tools to solve blood bank shortages by Lauren Sara McKee for Massive Science.
- Treating tumors with cuttlefish ink by Marina Philip for Chembites.
One of the ocean's most colorful and intelligent animals may have just gotten even more amazing!
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- How a mother’s odour helps her baby develop a sensitivity to faces by Emma Young via BPS Research Digest.
- Bonobos' penchant for aquatic herbs might be why we have such big brains by Darcy Shapiro for Massive Science.
- Climate grief: when hope (doesn't) spring eternal by Wiida Fourie at SciBraai.
- Global farming trends ‘a threat to food security’ by Natalie Parletta for Cosmos magazine.
- Curing “Plant Blindness” with Botanical Gardens and Farms by Niha Jain for Science Connected magazine.
- Could massive SoCal earthquakes trigger the 'Big One' on the San Andreas Fault? by Tia Ghose and Jeanna Bryner for Live Science.
- How to improve communication with your PhD supervisor in 5 easy steps by Carmen Rietdjik for Next Science.
- This is how mastering dark matter could take us to the stars by Ethan Siegel at Starts With A Bang.
How can cuttlefish ink be used to treat tumours? Why is fat stigma a bigger problem than obesity? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of July 8 - July 14, 2019 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.
In this week's best and brightest from the world of science news, find out why the stigma that comes with being overweight is more damaging than obesity itself, and explore how gut bacteria could be employed to overcome blood shortages. 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?