10.19.2020

How is a high-fat diet bad for your brain? Is time real? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Oct 12 - 18 2020 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

In this week's edition of the best science news from around the world, explore the Coronavirus vaccine being grown in tobacco plants, and discover the new room-temperature superconductor that could revolutionise energy. 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?
This study suggests that exposure to a high fat diet alters the brain’s response to food so that only high-calorie foods are rewarding and satiating.
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10.12.2020

Do we really have free will? How are sperm helping to make mini-motors? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Oct 5 - 11 2020 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

In this week's edition of the cream-of-the-crop from the world of science news, we've got the biggest stories from this year's Nobel prizes, and the latest on the coronavirus pandemic. Find out how having neanderthal DNA might make coronavirus more dangerous, and discover the new tests that give results in just five minutes. 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?

"If you did one thing, there is no evidence you could have done something else because, well, you didn’t." 
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10.05.2020

Why do some people suffer worse with Covid-19? Why are some people resistant to HIV, while most aren't? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Sept 28 - October 4 2020 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

In this week's best and brightest from the world of science news, discover how males and females react to the coronavirus differently, explore the interplay between you, vitamin D and sunlight, and find out why cursive writing is good for your brain. 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?

The genetic mutations slow down interferon—a group of signaling proteins released in the presence of viruses—production and function.
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