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A Week in Science – 1 November 2013

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Media coverage of this week’s stories

Walking with dinosaurs- Article from Daily Mail UK

How a tick burrows into and attaches to skin – Article from The Smithsonian

Swaddling may damage a baby’s hips – Article from BBC

Brain training improves memory but not intelligence – Article from ABC Science

Forest canopies may buffer effects of climate change for lower plants – Article from The Australian

The direction of a dog’s tail wag tells you their emotion – Article from The Guardian

Academic papers featured

Sellers WI et al., March of the Titans: The Locomotor Capabilities of Sauropod Dinosaurs, PLOS ONE; 8 (10); 2013

Richter D et al., How ticks get under your skin: insertion mechanics of the feeding apparatus of Ixodes ricinus ticks, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences; 2013

Clarke NMP et al., Swaddling and hip dysplasia: an orthopaedic perspective, Archives of Disease in Childhood; 2013

Harrison TL et al., Working Memory Training May Increase Working Memory Capacity but Not Fluid Intelligence, Psychological Science; 2013

Frenne PD et al., Microclimate moderates plant responses tomacroclimate warming, PNAS; 2013

Siniscalchi M et al., Seeing left or right asymmetric tail wagging produces different emotional responses in dogs, Current Biology; 23 (1-4); 2013

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2 thoughts on “A Week in Science – 1 November 2013

  1. the link to latest news: “Forest canopies may buffer effects of climate change for lower plants – Article from The Australian”, is broken. quick internet search cant find it. Link would be great 🙂


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