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46 bookmarks tagged “science

The Viral ‘Study’ About Runners Spreading Coronavirus Is Not Actually a Study - VICE

vice.com/en_us/article/v74az9/the-viral-study-about-runners-spreading-coronavirus-is-not-actually-a-study
Belgian researchers chose to bypass all standard science publishing protocols to publish research that has been overhyped and isn't well understood.

Exclusive: Humans placed in suspended animation for the first time | New Scientist

newscientist.com/article/2224004-exclusive-humans-placed-in-suspended-animation-for-the-first-time/
At least one person has been placed in a form of suspended animation during a trial that aims to help people survive traumatic injuries like a gunshot or stab wound

Consciousness is neither a spooky mystery nor an illusory belief | Aeon Essays

aeon.co/essays/consciousness-is-neither-a-spooky-mystery-nor-an-illusory-belief
Consciousness is neither a spooky mystery nor an illusory belief. It’s a valid and causally efficacious biological reality

Scientists rise up against statistical significance

nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00857-9
Valentin Amrhein, Sander Greenland, Blake McShane and more than 800 signatories call for an end to hyped claims and the dismissal of possibly crucial effects.

Death of the calorie | 1843

1843magazine.com/features/death-of-the-calorie
For more than a century we’ve counted on calories to tell us what will make us fat. Peter Wilson says it’s time to bury the world’s most misleading measure

Mas Subramanian's Quest for a Billion-Dollar Red

bloomberg.com/features/2018-quest-for-billion-dollar-red/
The world has never had a truly safe, stable, and bright red pigment. The trail may start with YlnMn, the first blue created in two centuries.

How to Sleep - The Atlantic

theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/01/how-to-sleep/508781/
Should you drink more coffee? Should you take melatonin? Can you train yourself to need less sleep? A physician’s guide to sleep in a stressful age.

Damn Interesting

damninteresting.com/
A collection of fascinating true stories from history, science, and psychology. In text and podcast form.

No, Evolution Is Not Always Dog-Eat-Dog

nautil.us/issue/46/balance/survival-of-the-friendliest
Survival of the Friendliest: It’s time to give the violent metaphors of evolution a break.

Directory of Open Access Journals

doaj.org/
DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals.