In this week's picks from the world of science news, explore the worrying findings that the coronavirus may be more contagious than first thought. and find out about the new electron state of matter recently discovered. 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?
- Parkinson’s and the Common Cough by Lauren Nelson at A Short Scientist.
|A common cough medicine, Ambroxol, may hold the key to treating Parkinson's disease.|
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- New coronavirus may be much more contagious than initially thought by Jessica Hamzelou for New Scientist.
- Tiny green organisms could have a big impact on polluted environments by Mary Sabuda for Sciworthy.
- Fossil trackways showing just the forefeet impressions likely made by swimming dinosaurs by David Bressan for Forbes.
- Researchers make solar efficiency breakthrough by Cosmos Magazine.
- Why fossil fuels are even more radioactive than nuclear reactors by Greg Fish at World of Weird Things.
- Divided, we fall: How ant behavior mimics political polarization by Jennifer Ouelette for Ars Technica.
- The 10 most important physics effects by Sabine Hossenfelder at Backreaction.
- Scientists discover new electronic state of matter by Sci-News.com.
- A cosmic Jekyll and Hyde by the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
- Building resilience throughout a career by Athene Donald at Occam's Typewriter.
- Academic spy networks (and why you need one) by The Thesis Whisperer.
Check back next week for more great picks!