- Evolution may be why humans are prone to heart attacks, study says by Ashley Strickland at CNN Health.
The loss of a single gene may be the reason behind why we suffer more heart attacks than other Great Apes.
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- Toward micro-hearts: tiny pumps driven by self-organizing cardiomyocytes by Adam Phillips for It Ain't Magic.
- The gut microbiome can be a boon or a bane for cardiovascular health by Shawna Williams for The Scientist.
- Scientists have discovered how to slow the process that creates drug-resistant cancer by Fiona Scott for Massive Science.
- The asparagus pee smell gene by Chemistry Hall.
- One apple contains 100 million bacterial cells, new study shows by Sci-News.com.
- Scientists are teaching Sturgeon how to hunt by Ute Eberle for Hakai magazine.'
- Shorts: The immortal jellyfish with a reversible life-cycle by Abackpackingbiologist.
- Commentary: Simba’s future depends on putting communities at the forefront of lion conservation by Fred Nelson and John Kamanga for Mongabay.
- 5 well-known science 'facts' that turned out to be myths by Mikael Angelo Francisco for Flip Science.
- Star hurtling around a giant black hole proves Einstein right - again by Leah Crane for New Scientist.
- Earth’s 'boring billion' years of stagnant, stinking oceans might actually have been rather dynamic by Simon Poulton for The Conversation UK.
- Two stellar zombie spinners are ripping up spacetime by Ian O'Neill at Astroengine.
- Which Should Come First in Physics: Theory or Experiment? Glad You Asked by Sabine Hossenfelder for Scientific American.
- Laugh tracks boost humor ratings of corny ‘dad jokes’ by Sabine Galvis for Science magazine.
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