2.17.2020

Who are the women of the periodic table? Can plants help us to explore Mars? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Feb 10 - Feb 16 2020 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm

In this week's digest of the best science news from around the world, explore the physics of tossing rice and find out who the most accomplished scientist-politicians in history are. 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?
Many women scientists are responsible for the discovery of the elements that our modern world is based upon.
Credit: Andy Brunning via Compound Chemistry (CC-BY-ND)
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2.10.2020

Why is SpaceX's Starlink damaging to astronomy? Why does sugar taste so good? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Feb 3 - Feb 9 2020 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm

In this week's best and brightest science news from around the world, say goodbye to the Spitzer space telescope, and find out how firestorms in the Amazon could kick CO2 emission into overdrive. 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?
Artist's impression of the Spitzer space telescope.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech (Public Domain)
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2.03.2020

What will we see when Betelgeuse goes supernova? What clues to the origin of the coronavirus could be hidden in its genome? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Jan 27 - Feb 2 2020 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm

In this week's cream-of-the-crop of science news fresh from the net, find out why Harvard's chemistry head is in FBI custody, and how albatrosses are being employed to keep a bird's eye out for illegal fishing. 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?

An artist's impression, based on the ESO’s Very Large Telescope imaging of the current state of Betelgeuse.
Credit: ESO/L. Calçada via Starts with a Bang (CC-ND-BY)

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1.27.2020

What's new with the coronavirus? Why is planting trees sometimes not a good thing? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Jan 20 - 26 2020 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

In this week's picks of the best news from science newsmakers, explore the science and projections around the latest zoonotic pandemic, and find out whether there could be life on the newest Earth-like planet discovered by the TESS telescope. 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?
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1.20.2020

What's the lowdown about Goop, the company behind Gwyneth Paltrow's new 'intimate' candle? What do meat eaters really think about veganism? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Jan 13 - 19 2020 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

In this weeks cream-of-the-crop of science news from around the world, discover whether certain personality traits predispose people towards politics, and explore the chemistry of disposable nappies - exactly how bad for the environment are they? 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?
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1.13.2020

What shape is the Universe? How are the Australian bushfires affecting predator-prey dynamics? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Jan 6 - 12 2020 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

In the week's best and brightest from the world of science news, discover the new two-person MRIs that are pushing the bounds of neuroimaging, and delve deeper into the Australian bushfires with scientists' takes on the crisis. 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?
New math program explores the potentially fractal nature of the Universe.
Credit: Henry Segerman via New Scientist (CC-BY-ND)
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1.06.2020

How are colds unlocking secrets about life on other planets? How are the Australian bushfires affecting biodiversity? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Dec 30 2019 - Jan 5 2020 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

In the first edition of ScienceSeeker picks of the decade, explore how the predictions surrounding climate change are beginning to be proved right, and how your biodegradable coffee cup may not be as good for the environment as you thought. 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?
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