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A Week In Science – 9 August 2013

Media coverage of this week’s stories

World’s most expensive burger made from cultured beef cells – Article from

Warming seas affecting marine life – Article from Sydney Morning Herald

Cacti inspire new weapon for cleaning oil – Article from Wired

Plastic surgery won’t make you more attractive, but may make you look younger – Article from The Atlantic

Jumping spiders use a bungy cord to make the perfect landing – Article from The Conversation

Dogs find yawning contagious too – Article from The Guardian

The answer to last week’s question

A link between chocolate and winning a Nobel Prize? – Article from The Conversation

Academic papers featured

For more information about Cultured Beef:

Poloczanska E et al., Global imprint of climate change on marine life, Nature Climate Change; 2013

Zimm A et al., Objective Assessment of Perceived Age Reversal and Improvement in Attractiveness After Aging Face Surgery, JAMA Facial Plast Surg; 2013

Li K et al., Structured cone arrays for continuous and effective collection of micron-sized oil droplets from water, Nature Communications; 2013

Chen Y-K et al., More than a safety line: jump-stabilizing silk of salticids, J. R. Soc. Interface; 10 (87); 2013

Romero T et al., Familiarity Bias and Physiological Responses in Contagious Yawning by Dogs Support Link to Empathy , PLoS ONE; 8(8); 2013

Golomb B et al., Lab life: Chocolate habits of Nobel prizewinners, Nature; 499 (409); 2013

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