In this week's edition of the best and brightest from science news around the world, discover why an asteroid strike is like a pandemic and what's happening on Venus's surface. 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?
- What are the Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals made of? by Andy Brunning at Compound Interest
- Ask Ethan: Why Is Biking A 4-Minute Mile So Much Easier Than Running One? by Ethan Siegel at Starts With a Bang!
- CERN Physicists Observe Triple W-Boson Production at Sci-News.com
- H.G. Wells’ “World Brain” is now here—what have we learned since? by Diana Gitig at Ars Technica
- 3D Imaging Shows How Shark Guts Work Like a Tesla Valve by Jennifer Ouellette at Wired
- Two bacteria team up to poison their slime mold predator by Josseline Ramos-Figueroa for Massive Science
- Rocks on Venus's surface are on the move by Briley Lewis at Massive Science
- Q+A: Learning From the Tragic Collapse of Surfside, Florida’s Champlain Towers South Could Save Lives and Make Buildings Safer Across the country by Abieyuwa Aghayere for Drexel University News Blog
- Why an Asteroid Strike Is like a Pandemic by Casey Dreier at Scientific American
- The overlooked superpower of mRNA vaccines by Meredith Wadman at Science
- Podcast: COVID, Quickly, Episode 12: Masking Up Again and Why People Refuse Shots by Josh Fischman and Tanya Lewis at Scientific American Podcast: 60-Second Science
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