- How lobster eyes can help astronomers get a wider view of the Cosmos by Claire Bugos for Discover Magazine.
|The unique positioning of lobster eyes enables an 180-degree field of view, and has been mimicked to improve telescopes.|
Credit: Henry Burrows via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)
- Cosmic hand hitting a wall by Chandra X-ray Observatory.
- Physicists show that flying beer coasters will flip 0.45 seconds into flight by Jennifer Ouellette for Ars Technica.
- The science behind cooking sugar syrups for candy making by FoodCrumbles.
- The great fish-oil debate continues by Jason Wermers for NutriBites.
- Southern England has a small but thriving population of Australian red-necked wallabies by Maria Gatta for Massive Science.
- 'Dragon man' claimed as new species of ancient human but doubts remain by Alison George for New Scientist.
- Delta variant triggers dangerous new phase in the pandemic by Kai Kupferschmidt and Meredith Wadman for Science magazine.
- A mining code for the Deep Sea by Elham Shabahat for Hakai magazine.
- Sustainable polymer nanocoatings: An innovative concept by Raj Shah, Tad Koga and Blerim Gashi for Nanowerk.
- Retracted papers continue to circulate on social media, spreading misinformation by Rebecca Lea Morris for Massive Science.
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