The Known Solar System Just Got Bigger
Learn about how mice seem to feel each other’s pain; why our known solar system just got a little bigger thanks to “Farfarout” 2018 AG37; and the history of quinine, the malaria cure that eventually led to the gin and tonic.
Mice seem to feel each other’s pain by Steffie Drucker
- Mice feel for each other. (2021, January 15). Mice feel for each other. Science | AAAS. https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/01/mice-feel-each-other
- Mice may “catch” each other’s pain — and pain relief. (2021, January 12). Science News. https://www.sciencenews.org/article/neuroscience-mice-may-catch-each-others-pain-relief-contagious
- Smith, M. L., Naoyuki Asada, & Malenka, R. C. (2021). Anterior cingulate inputs to nucleus accumbens control the social transfer of pain and analgesia. Science, 371(6525), 153–159. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abe3040
- Mouse facial expression episode: https://www.curiositydaily.com/world-of-warcraft-could-help-fight-covid-19-social-rejection-can-fuel-creativity-and-what-mouse-facial-expressions-teach-us-about-emotion/
Our known solar system just got a little bigger by Cameron Duke
- Howell, E. (2021, February 11). “Farfarout” is officially the most distant object in our solar system. Space.com. https://www.space.com/farfarout-most-distant-solar-system-object-confirmed
- MPEC 2021-C187 : 2018 AG37. (2021). Minorplanetcenter.net. https://minorplanetcenter.net/mpec/K21/K21CI7.html
- University of Hawaii at Manoa. (2021). “Farfarout”! Solar system’s most distant planetoid confirmed. EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-02/uoha-ss021021.php
Here’s How a Malaria Cure Turned Into Your Gin and Tonic originally aired December 18, 2018 https://omny.fm/shows/curiosity-daily/voice-changes-when-you-re-charmed-work-motivation
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