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
- 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!
Our opening and closing music is Caravana by Phillip Gross
Until next time!