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These are my hand-picked favourite articles from around the web, freshly chosen every day. All of them are jolly good reads.

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This Frog Uses Its Spiky Face to Deliver a Venomous Headbutt - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com

Shared 2 years 10 weeks ago

When Carlos Jared was first ‘stung’ by the venomous face of the Greening’s frog, he didn’t realise what had happened. He had picked up one of the small creatures, and it started thrashing about as if trying to headbutt his hand. At first, it felt like being abraded by rough s...

This Frog Uses Its Spiky Face to Deliver a Venomous Headbutt - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com

This Frog Uses Its Spiky Face to Deliver a Venomous Headbutt - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com

Shared 2 years 10 weeks ago

When Carlos Jared was first ‘stung’ by the venomous face of the Greening’s frog, he didn’t realise what had happened. He had picked up one of the small creatures, and it started thrashing about as if trying to headbutt his hand. At first, it felt like being abraded by rough s...

This Frog Uses Its Spiky Face to Deliver a Venomous Headbutt - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com

The Connoisseur of Number Sequences - www.quantamagazine.org

Shared 2 years 10 weeks ago

Neil Sloane is considered by some to be one of the most influential mathematicians of our time.
That’s not because of any particular theorem the 75-year-old Welsh native has proved, though over the course of a more than 40-year research career at Bell Labs (later AT&T Labs) he won numerous...

The Connoisseur of Number Sequences - www.quantamagazine.org

The Connoisseur of Number Sequences - www.quantamagazine.org

Shared 2 years 10 weeks ago

Neil Sloane is considered by some to be one of the most influential mathematicians of our time.
That’s not because of any particular theorem the 75-year-old Welsh native has proved, though over the course of a more than 40-year research career at Bell Labs (later AT&T Labs) he won numerous...

The Connoisseur of Number Sequences - www.quantamagazine.org

Nematodes Use Slugs Like Buses ... and Maybe Cruise Ships - blogs.scientificamerican.com

Shared 2 years 10 weeks ago

To a tiny worm called a nematode, slugs may be the ultimate sexy ride: moist, secure, and maybe even pre-loaded with snacks.
-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Nematodes Use Slugs Like Buses ... and Maybe Cruise Ships - blogs.scientificamerican.com

Nematodes Use Slugs Like Buses ... and Maybe Cruise Ships - blogs.scientificamerican.com

Shared 2 years 10 weeks ago

To a tiny worm called a nematode, slugs may be the ultimate sexy ride: moist, secure, and maybe even pre-loaded with snacks.
-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Nematodes Use Slugs Like Buses ... and Maybe Cruise Ships - blogs.scientificamerican.com

Your Political Beliefs Are Partly Shaped By Genetics - feedproxy.google.com

Shared 2 years 10 weeks ago

If you’ve ever gotten into a political argument, you’ve probably realized that many people’s political beliefs are deeply entrenched. And that may be partly thanks to their genes.

A new study finds that variations in one particular gene, coding for a chemical receptor in the brain...

Your Political Beliefs Are Partly Shaped By Genetics - feedproxy.google.com

Your Political Beliefs Are Partly Shaped By Genetics - feedproxy.google.com

Shared 2 years 10 weeks ago

If you’ve ever gotten into a political argument, you’ve probably realized that many people’s political beliefs are deeply entrenched. And that may be partly thanks to their genes.

A new study finds that variations in one particular gene, coding for a chemical receptor in the brain...

Your Political Beliefs Are Partly Shaped By Genetics - feedproxy.google.com

Study shows moral judgment influenced by locality, time and authority figures - phys.org

Shared 2 years 10 weeks ago

(Phys.org)—A large team of researchers with members from institutions in the U.S., Australia, Canada and the U.K. has conducted a study that they claim shows that moral judgments by people in communities are influenced by distance, time and authority figures. In their paper published in the Pr...

Study shows moral judgment influenced by locality, time and authority figures - phys.org

Study shows moral judgment influenced by locality, time and authority figures - phys.org

Shared 2 years 10 weeks ago

(Phys.org)—A large team of researchers with members from institutions in the U.S., Australia, Canada and the U.K. has conducted a study that they claim shows that moral judgments by people in communities are influenced by distance, time and authority figures. In their paper published in the Pr...

Study shows moral judgment influenced by locality, time and authority figures - phys.org
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