ScientiFix Weekly (12 – 18 Apr 2016)


Your weekly fix of science for the week of April 12 – 18 2016

Scientifix Posts You May Have Missed


Worrying Impairs Working Memory Capacity

“50 Words for Snow” – Language is Shaped by Local Communicative Needs

Frequent Napping May Cause Poorer Nocturnal Sleep in Adolescence


 Content from the Scientific Community


Mondays and New Year’s Day associated with peaks in suicide incidence by Emily Stapley

How can we keep science honest in a world of open data? by Dorothy Bishop

Can game theory help solve the problem of climate change? by James Dyke

Alien ‘Wow!’ signal could be explained after almost 40 years by Stuart Clark

Cutting-edge theatre: world’s first virtual reality operation goes live by Nicola Davis

A Study on Fats That Doesn’t Fit the Story Line by Aaron E. Carroll




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