In the latest edition of the best and brightest from the world of science news, we look at how people are fighting health myths on TikTok and how genetics can help save bees. 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?
- Why does it get dark at night? by Ian Hall at The Average Scientist
- Secrets of the Moon’s Permanent Shadows Are Coming to Light by Jonathan O'Callaghan for Wired
- The Presence Of Absence: How Do We Know A Species Is Really Extinct? by GrrlScientist at Forbes
- Baby Parrots Babble Like Human Infants by Mary Bates at Psychology Today
- ‘Beenome’ project aims to boost bee conservation with genetic mapping by Liz Kimbrough at Mongabay
- The octopus’ brain and the human brain share the same ‘jumping genes’ at Ominy Science
- Study: How placentas evolved in mammals at Ominy Science
- TikTok Is Flooded With Health Myths. These Creators Are Pushing Back by Tara Parker-Pope for The New York Times
- Abortion and the FDA by Derek Lowe at Science Magazine
- The mRNA vaccine platform may also help cancer research by Matthew Kowalczyk at Sciworthy
- Novel gene for Alzheimer's disease in women identified. Findings may help explain why Alzheimer's is more prevalent in women than men at Science Daily
- Largeneuroimaging study finds social isolation to be an early indicator of increased dementia risk at Sharp Brains
- Adolescents more vulnerable to cannabis addiction but not other mental health risks, study finds at Science Daily
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