Friday, March 09, 2018

Science of the Week, 3/9/18

Here are some of the most interesting science news stories I read this week:

Two species of ravens exist nevermore? New research finds evidence of "speciation reversal"

Hormones may affect girls' interests, but not their gender identity or playmates

How Earth's earliest lifeforms protected their genes

Precision qubits achieve major quantum computing milestone

Mosquito gut may hold the key to preventing dengue and Zika

Current deforestation pace will intensify global warming, study alerts


Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Not touching that one about hormones.
Global warming - and yet we had the coldest winter ever this year.

Sandra Almazan said...

Alex, the top ten hottest years on record have all happened since 1998. Last year (2017) was the third hottest.

Pat Dilloway said...

Like Trump he's confusing weather with climate, but only when it suits his purpose. When it was 50 degrees in February I didn't hear them saying that means global warming is real, only when it's cold.

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