Science Summaries and Reviews

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8 Article

Discrimination Causes Nearly Instantaneous Spikes in Stress Hormones

The study of real-time cortisol levels opens the door to understanding how daily life events influence health
Rodrigo Pérez Ortega
Science, 2022
8 Article

Omicron Booster Shots Are Coming – With Lots of Questions

COVID-19 vaccines get their first update since the pandemic began. Here’s what you need to know about them
Gretchen Vogel
Science, 2022
8 Article

New Artificial Enamel is Harder and More Durable Than the Real Thing

Novel material mimics enamel’s complex structure with stronger components
Graycen Wheeler
Science, 2022
8 Article

Widely Available Supplement May Explain Brain Boost from Exercise

Studies in mice show selenium increases the number of new neurons, and improves memory in old age.
Rodrigo Pérez Ortega
Science, 2022
8 Article

An Atomic-Scale View of Cyclocarbon Synthesis

Combining organic synthesis with microscopy addresses long-standing bottlenecks in cyclocarbon production.
Sabine Maier
Science, 2019
8 Article

Witnessing a Wearables Transition

Assistive robots must mimic human dynamics and move toward neural-interface control.
José L. Pons
Science, 2019
8 Article

To Help Aging Populations, Classify Organismal Senescence

Comprehensive disease classification and staging is required to address unmet needs of aging populations
Stuart R. G. Calimport and et al.
Science, 2019
7 Article

Financial Temptation Increases Civic Honesty

Altruism and self-image, not selfishness, drive surprising findings
Shaul Shalvi
Science, 2019
8 Article

The Case for a Supply-Side Climate Treaty

The Paris Agreement can be strengthened by a treaty limiting global fossil fuel supply
G. B. Asheim et al.
Science, 2019
9 Article

The Calorie Counter

Evolutionary anthropologist Herman Pontzer busts myths about how humans burn calories – and why
Ann Gibbons
Science, 2021