Coby McDonald
at 10:24 AM Jul 29 2016

A major obstacle standing in the way of new drug discovery is the failure of universities and industries to work together. That's according to the authors of a new study published today in the journal PLOS Pathogens, declaring the success of an open-source project to discover new promising antimalarial compounds.

Thom Leavy
at 10:24 AM Jul 29 2016
Science // 

A flurry of details about the third season of Black Mirror have emerged since the show's Twitter account bluntly posted "86 days." We knew it was going from British television to Netflix, expanding into a 12-episode season, and coming out a minute after midnight, Pacific time. Now we know that the dozen episodes will be split into two releases: half on October 21, and the other six coming out "some time next year," according to Vulture.

Meaghan Lee Callaghan
at 10:24 AM Jul 29 2016
Nature // 

On July 4th a momentous song was recorded that was so low in pitch that researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Cape Cod, Massachusetts had to speed up the track to listen.

Corey Mueller
at 10:24 AM Jul 29 2016

As if competing in the Olympics wasn't hard enough, athletes now have another thing to keep in mind as they hit the Rio waterways. When they lock in for their races, health experts urge them now to remember to keep their mouths closed.

Meaghan Lee Callaghan
at 10:24 AM Jul 29 2016
Nature // 

Wild canines in North America have had a complicated, controversial history, and a new study published yesterday in Science Advances adds to the current controversy of the endangered status of American wolves.

G. Clay Whittaker
at 10:24 AM Jul 29 2016
Nature // 

Climate change is a apparently really hard for some people understand, and perhaps in hopes of helping them get there, Open Climate Data has released some fascinating and frightening new visualizations of climate data.

Seth B. Darling & Douglas L. Sisterson
at 13:05 PM Jul 28 2016
Science // 

This story is excerpted from How to Change Minds About Out Changing Climate by Seth B. Darling and Douglas L. Sisterson. Reprinted with permission of The Experiment and available wherever books are sold.

 
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