Growing back arms, chattering bats, dark matter, and more Science & Health in FTN Daily #74, Wed, Dec 28, 2016
Using electric currents, a new technique promises to help grow back severed limbs. Rachel Feltman for Popular Science.
Bats have a language that was decoded by AI. They argue, of course. Jason Daley for Smithsonian.
If a concept can only be described with overly complicated language, it’s probably not scientific. Simon Oxenham for Big Think.
Religious groups use a new handbook to undermine scientific understanding of sexual identity. Michael Shermer for Scientific American
Looking into the dark
An Interview with Elena Aprile who leads the search for dark matter. Joshua Sokol for Quanta Magazine
According to science, you shouldn’t talk so much science
Just throwing figures and findings at others can entrench their views even more. Dan Kopf for Quartz
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