In this week's best and brightest from the world of science news, explore the life of Hedy Lamarr, the silver screen actress who made waves in the physics world, and get interplanetary with the Mars rover's newest shots from space. 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?
- How antidepressants work, at last? by Derek Lowe at Science Translational Medicine.
|A new paper may hold the key to uncovering how antidepressants work.|
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- People can answer questions about their dreams without waking up by Krista Charles for New Scientist.
- Lessons I’ve learned from goin’ admin by Small Pond Science.
- A different early-bird special: Have vaccine, will travel by Debra Kamin for The New York Times.
- The range of microbes in your sourdough starter affect its smell and rise by Adam Fortais for Massive Science.
- What’s happening in Texas is climate nihilism by Dan Samorodnitsky for Massive Science.
- Adjusting scholarship expectations after the pandemic ends by Small Pond Science.
- Hedy Lamarr: The actress that made (frequency hopping) waves by Marie Poirot at EUSci: Edinburgh University Science Media.
- How to power implantable and ingestible electronics by Michael Berger for Nanowerk.
- SARS-like bat coronaviruses are not only in China by Vincent Racaniello in Virology Blog.
- NASA releases “exhilarating” image of Mars rover just above the planet by Eric Berger for Ars Technica.
- Physicists need to be more careful with how they name things by Ian Durham, Daniel Garisto, and Karoline Wiesner for Scientific American.
- Allergy: How memory becomes trouble by YongGuang Jiang for ImmunoBites.
- Next stop: clinical hair regeneration by Adam Phillips for It Ain't Magic.
- Don’t let Covid boost another killer by Mohan P. Joshi for Knowable Magazine.
- How to deal with boredom, digested by Emily Reynolds for BPS Research Digest.
- Surprise!! A surprise birthday party is a “touchy” subject during a global pandemic by Ariane Pessentheiner for NeuWrite San Diego.
- Sounding the alarm: How noise hurts the heart by Cypress Hansen for Knowable magazine.
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