News from Science: Weekly Headlines Posted on September 19, 2020 by Russ Roberts Here are this week’s top science and technology news stories from “Science/AAAS.” Views expressed in this post are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content supplied by “Science”–an official publication of AAAS (The American Association for the Advancement of Science). Accessed on 19 September 2020, 1636 UTC. Source (email subscription to “Science/AAAS”): https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/h/byrj20e6ihyj/?&th=174a5d2c2fa4fc44&v=c Please click link or scroll down to read your selections. Please click photo to read the full article. Brought to you by Science/AAAS Weekly News and Headlines For our latest research, commentary, and news on the coronavirus outbreak, visit Science‘s collection page. All of our coronavirus coverage has been made freely available. ‘I’m worried about voters screwing up.’ Election scientist tackles 2020 U.S. vote By Warren Cornwall | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 Brain-scanning backpack brings neuroscience into the real world By Rebekah Tuchscherer | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 COVID-19 data scandal prompts tweaks to elite journal’s review process By Kelly Servick | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 Ig Nobel Prizes reward research on helium-huffing alligators and knives made of feces By Rasha Aridi | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 These 120,000-year-old footprints offer early evidence for humans in Arabia By Ann Gibbons | Thu, 17 Sep 2020 Former Los Alamos physicist gets probation for failing to disclose China ties By Science News Staff | Thu, 17 Sep 2020 Meet the man who told Trump climate change is real By Anne C. Mulkern, E&E News | Thu, 17 Sep 2020 Trials begin for a new weapon against Parkinson’s: light By Gunjan Sinha | Thu, 17 Sep 2020 Ocean’s hidden heat measured with earthquake sounds By Paul Voosen | Thu, 17 Sep 2020 Pandemic inspires new push to shrink jails and prisons By Kelly Servick | Thu, 17 Sep 2020 Turkish scientists and physicians face criminal investigations after criticizing COVID-19 policies By Kristen McTighe | Wed, 16 Sep 2020 Eli Lilly reports promising first results for an antibody against COVID-19 By Meredith Wadman | Wed, 16 Sep 2020 ‘Viking’ was a job description, not a matter of heredity, massive ancient DNA study shows By Andrew Curry | Wed, 16 Sep 2020 IBM promises 1000-qubit quantum computer—a milestone—by 2023 By Adrian Cho | Tue, 15 Sep 2020 From leprosy to COVID-19, how stigma makes it harder to fight epidemics By Vaishnavi Chandrashekhar | Wed, 16 Sep 2020 As evidence builds that COVID-19 can damage the heart, doctors are racing to understand it By Jennifer Couzin-Frankel | Tue, 15 Sep 2020 ‘The warning lights are flashing.’ Report finds nations failing to protect biodiversity By Erik Stokstad | Tue, 15 Sep 2020 An ‘uncoordinated’ immune response may explain why COVID-19 strikes some hard, particularly the elderly By Jon Cohen | Wed, 16 Sep 2020 Florida woodrat nests are laced with antibiotic-producing bacteria By Stephenie Livingston | Tue, 15 Sep 2020 After an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs, ocean microbes helped life rebound By Katherine Kornei | Tue, 15 Sep 2020 Creepy sea spiders have evolved to be tough By Raleigh McElvery | Tue, 15 Sep 2020 Spread of city-loving malaria mosquitoes could pose grave threat to Africa By Mohammed El-Said | Tue, 15 Sep 2020 Deep beneath the high seas, researchers find rich coral oases By Ian Morse | Mon, 14 Sep 2020 Ethical or exploitative—should prisoners participate in COVID-19 vaccine trials? By Eli Cahan | Mon, 14 Sep 2020 Climate change denialist given top role at major U.S. science agency By Scott Waldman, E&E News | Mon, 14 Sep 2020 The latest round in the CRISPR patent battle has an apparent victor, but the fight continues By Jon Cohen | Fri, 11 Sep 2020 Energy ‘scavenger’ could turn waste heat from fridges and other devices into electricity By Robert F. Service | Fri, 11 Sep 2020 ‘Curious and unexplained.’ Gas spotted in Venus’s atmosphere is also spewed by microbes on Earth By Sid Perkins | Mon, 14 Sep 2020 COVID-19 worries douse plans for fire experiments By Eli Cahan | Fri, 11 Sep 2020 Journals Science Science Advances Science Signaling Science Translational Medicine Science Immunology Science Robotics Useful links Home Journals Topics Careers Help Access & subscriptions Reprints & permissions Contact us For the latest trends in science, technology, medicine, health, the environment, and artificial intelligence, please check the blog sidebars and links. These news feeds are updated daily. Thanks for joining us today. Until next time, Russ Roberts https://hawaiisciencedigest.net https://hawaiisciencedaily.com Share this: RelatedScience|AAAS: Daily News and HeadlinesApril 24, 2020In "Artificial Intelligence (AI)"News from Science: Weekly HeadlinesAugust 29, 2020In "Artificial Intelligence (AI)"Science|AAAS: Top Science StoriesOctober 9, 2020In "Artificial Intelligence (AI)"