11.23.2020

What's the link between Plinko and Chaos theory? Could playing videogames contribute to greater wellbeing? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Nov 16 - Nov 22 2020 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

In this week's roundup of the latest news from science around the world, explore all things corona, with articles covering the vaccine, the science, and the mental health consequences the aftermath of the pandemic is having for many people, as well as what we could do to prevent another such pandemic. 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?

On a sufficiently complicated Plinko board it becomes impossible to predictably follow the same path twice.
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11.16.2020

What's the deal with fluorescent squirrels? How could artificial skin help to avoid animal testing? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Nov 9 - Nov 15 2020 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

In ScienceSeeker's weekly roundup of the best science news as picked by real scientists, get the lowdown on the latest developments in understanding and fighting the coronavirus, and for a little light relief, discover the parts of the brain that dictate about what we find beautiful. 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?

When exposed to UV light, some species of flying squirrel fluoresce a bubblegum pink.
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11.09.2020

Which genes dictate how tall we are? Why are some animals born with two heads? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Nov 2 - Nov 8 2020 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

In this week's best and brightest from science news around the world, find out why sea slugs are much prettier than their terrestrial cousins, and get the low-down on the news that a dangerous new COVID-19 variant is circulating in mink populations. 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?
Geneticists have accounted for a major share of this 'missing heritability,' at least for people of European ancestry.
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11.02.2020

What's the science behind superspreaders? Why can't your brain resist Halloween candy? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of Oct 26 - Nov 1 2020 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

In this week's curated selection of the best science news sources from around the world, find out what to ask if a COVID-19 vaccine is approved - or if you prefer lose yourself contemplating the nature of the stars in the sky. 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?

Studies have shown that Covid-19 is spread mostly by superspreaders - single individuals that infect many others.
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