The PR headlines are breathless and consistent: Researchers Identify Brain Circuit That Regulates Thirst Brain’s On-Off Thirst Switch Identified The paper is here. Yuki Oka, Mingyu Ye & Charles S. Zuker Thirst driving and suppressing signals encoded by distinct neural populations in the brain Nature (2015) doi:10.1038/nature14108 The takeaway punch message from the Abstract: These […]
Naked Eye Observations: Crash Course Astronomy #2
Today on Crash Course Astronomy, Phil invites you to head outside and take a look at all the incredible things you can see with your naked eye.
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I hear the crying of the hungry In the deserts where they’re wandering Hear them crying out for Heaven’s own Benevolence upon them Hear destructive power prevailing I hear fools falsely hailing To the crooked words of tyrants when they … Continue reading →
Last week, we walked through the sad economic state of affairs in science journalism and the impact it has had on writers’ and editors’ ability to do our jobs. It […]
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