Archive for ‘biology’

September 2, 2017

If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing – The Mission – Medium

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.

Source: If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing – The Mission – Medium

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January 1, 2017

7 bad science and health ideas that should die with 2016 – Vox

Source: 7 bad science and health ideas that should die with 2016 – Vox

December 30, 2016

The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

The presidential election took center stage, but our readers were also fascinated by everything from particle physics and rage disorder to autism in girls and the polar vortex

Source: The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

December 18, 2016

Fresh Ideas for Chasing Consciousness – Scientific American Blog Network

Understanding life in the cosmos includes tackling the problem of consciousness—a new institute called YHouse intends to help

Source: Fresh Ideas for Chasing Consciousness – Scientific American Blog Network

November 21, 2016

Spiders Perform a Spooky Seduction Dance – Scientific American

Male jumping spiders accompany their mating dance with a drum routine, sending vibrations through the ground to tempt a female. “Lens of Time: Spider Seduction” was first published on bioGraphic © 2016, California Academy of Sciences.

Source: Spiders Perform a Spooky Seduction Dance – Scientific American

November 14, 2016

Ebola’s West African Rampage Was Likely Bolstered by a Mutation – Scientific American

A single genetic alteration may have increased the virus’s transmissibility and boosted its killing power

Source: Ebola’s West African Rampage Was Likely Bolstered by a Mutation – Scientific American

November 7, 2016

Aerial Photos Document Massive Flooding of 36 Factory Farms

Source: Aerial Photos Document Massive Flooding of 36 Factory Farms

October 27, 2016

CRISPR-Edited Mouse Genes Helps Us Understand How Snakes Lost Their Legs – Scientific American

“Serpentized” rodents open one of evolution’s strangest morphological mysteries

Source: CRISPR-Edited Mouse Genes Helps Us Understand How Snakes Lost Their Legs – Scientific American

October 26, 2016

New HIV Genetic Evidence Dispels “Patient Zero” Myth – Scientific American

Genome analysis reveals that the AIDS-causing virus circulated in the U.S. as early as 1971

Source: New HIV Genetic Evidence Dispels “Patient Zero” Myth – Scientific American

October 10, 2016

What caused the Black Death and could it strike again? | Aeon Essays

Source: What caused the Black Death and could it strike again? | Aeon Essays