Science Summaries and Reviews
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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
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
New Artificial Enamel is Harder and More Durable Than the Real Thing
Novel material mimics enamel’s complex structure with stronger components
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.
An Atomic-Scale View of Cyclocarbon Synthesis
Combining organic synthesis with microscopy addresses long-standing bottlenecks in cyclocarbon production.
Witnessing a Wearables Transition
Assistive robots must mimic human dynamics and move toward neural-interface control.
To Help Aging Populations, Classify Organismal Senescence
Comprehensive disease classification and staging is required to address unmet needs of aging populations
Financial Temptation Increases Civic Honesty
Altruism and self-image, not selfishness, drive surprising findings
The Case for a Supply-Side Climate Treaty
The Paris Agreement can be strengthened by a treaty limiting global fossil fuel supply
The Calorie Counter
Evolutionary anthropologist Herman Pontzer busts myths about how humans burn calories – and why