The lack of female subjects in medical research has life-altering health consequences for women. NOVA Next intern Eben Beinreports the story.
In other news:
- That time when NOVA reported on the first sign of the ozone hole’s depletion …in 1986. # TBT # nofilter
- Astronomers spotted rarely-seen snow in the infant solar system.
- A huge amount of medical research might be flawed. Here’s why .
- If these archaeologists are right, non-human tool use could be hundreds of thousands of years old .
- “The fact that it brought a smile to David Bowie’s face is a source of contentment for me.” — Astronaut Chris Hadfield
- Thumb-sucking and nail-biting may lead to a lower risk of allergies .
What We’re Reading
- Racism inflicts physical damage on the mind and body. [Wired]
- New Zealand is giving certain national parks and river systems personhood status . [The New York Times]
- Here’s what Earth will look like millions of years after humans are gone. [attn:]
- Outdoor cats kill between 1.4 billion and 3.7 billion birds per year. [The Washington Post]
- Scientists have created a synthetic stingray that’s controlled by light—and it could help build an artificial heart. [NPR]