How Superstitions Can Reduce Anxiety
Learn how superstitions can actually reduce anxiety, why rebooting can often fix computer problems, and why the first full dinosaur skeleton ever found is finally being studied 160 years later.
How Superstitions Can Actually Reduce Anxiety by Reuben Westmaas
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Why Does Rebooting Fix Computer Problems? By Sonja Hodgen
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The First Complete Dinosaur Skeleton Ever Found has Finally Been Studied After 160 Years by Grant Currin
- Scelidosaurus: ready for its closeup at last. (2020, August 26). University of Cambridge. https://www.cam.ac.uk/stories/scelidosaurus
- Norman, D. B. (2020). Scelidosaurus harrisonii (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Early Jurassic of Dorset, England: biology and phylogenetic relationships. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlaa061
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