This week we’re inspired by a giant dick rocket making its way into space (and also back for some reason). Before we go back to shopping online to fund the next space mission, we’re talking some awesome plant science. #inspiring
- The remarkable goat’s beard (and other members of the Tragopogon Genus)
- WikiPedia: Tragopogon
- Plants are cool and data proves it
- Dr Bethany Nichols
- Fronds with Benefits
- Science funders gamble on grant lotteries
- Researchers unveil ‘phenomenal’ new AI for predicting protein structures
- AlphaFold Protein Structure Database
- DNA pulled from thin air identifies nearby animals.
- Wikipedia Tree That Owns Itself
- Scientists Discover The First Known Algae Species With Three Distinct Sexes
- Rat fact: Neural correlates of ingroup bias for prosociality in rats
- Rats prefer to help their own kind; Humans may be similarly wired
Our opening and closing music is Caravana by Phillip Gross
Until next time!