There is a worm moon on the rise and we’re here for it. This week, we’re talking about the science behind lavender, the antarctic explorer Rosell Ocampo-Friedmann and our favourite bits and pieces from the last week.
- Lavandula angustifolia
- Study that found that in mice, linalool acts through odor and not through the blood stream
- Meta study on the effect of lavender
- Snake Oil Supplements — Information is Beautifulinformationisbeautiful.net
- Nina draws scientists
- Roseli Ocampo-Friedmann
- Twice As Bright as Sunlight – Plants and Pipettes
- we talk about that also here: Mola mola babies – extremophile algae, intersectional feminism in academia, talking to conspiracy theorists
- Interpretive bias
- Fantastic Downy Mildew Pathogens and How to Find Them: Advances in Detection and Diagnostics
- Taiwan official urges people to stop changing their name to ‘salmon’
- Plant is Lazy and Smelly just like a teenager living its parents’ basement
- A reeking, parasitic plant lost its body and much of its genetic blueprint
- Deeply Altered Genome Architecture in the Endoparasitic Flowering Plant Sapria himalayana Griff. (Rafflesiaceae)
- This microscopic hitchhiker is a friend to both plants and humans
- 100-Million-Year-Old Seafloor Sediment Bacteria Have Been Resuscitated
- Semi-Transparent Solar Cells Can Power Greenhouses Without Stunting Plant Growth
- Scientists grew tiny tear glands in a dish — then made them cry News
- Adorable Snoozing Lemurs Are Teaching Scientists The Secrets of Hibernation
Check out the new episode of the Plant Book Club!
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Until next time!