- The psychological impacts of poverty, digested by Emma Young for BPS Research Digest.
|“Kids from lower socioeconomic levels show brain physiology patterns similar to someone who actually had had damage in the frontal lobe as an adult.”|
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- When it gets dark, people get SAD (seasonal affective disorder) by Emily Baltz at Neuwrite.
- Cats have facial expressions and some people can read them, scientists say by Sci-News.
- On a bad argument for grant lotteries by Jeremy Fox at Dynamic Ecology.
- Transforming the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into graphene by Michael Berger at Nanowerk.
- Is the Anthropic Principle scientific? by Sabine Hossenfelder at Backreaction.
- 5 big trends that increased Earth’s carbon pollution by Robinson Meyer for The Atlantic.
- Population decline has all Hawaii’s songbirds singing the same tune by GrrlScientist for Forbes.
- Catching fish to feed fish: Report details ‘unsustainable’ fishmeal and oil industry by Monica Evans for Mongabay.com.
- AI-based discovery seeks non-opioid pain drugs by Alan Kotok for Science and Enterprise.
- Hard as a Rock: the neutrophil’s role in gallstone generation by Zaynah Dewan for ImmunoBites.
- We’ve discovered a planet orbiting an exploded star for the first time by Layal Liverpool for New Scientist.
- The physics behind how fire ants band together into robust floating “rafts” by Jennifer Ouellette for Ars Technica.
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