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Learn about how lightning strikes led to life on Earth; the self-control of cuttlefish; and your roommate’s feelings.
Lightning strikes were vital to the origin of life on Earth by Grant Currin
- Lightning strikes played a vital role in life’s origins on Earth. (2021). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-03/uol-lsp031621.php
- Hess, B. L., Piazolo, S., & Harvey, J. (2021). Lightning strikes as a major facilitator of prebiotic phosphorus reduction on early Earth. Nature Communications, 12(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-21849-2
- Mamoun-Yale, F. (2021, March 18). Lightning may have paved way for life on Earth - Futurity. Futurity. https://www.futurity.org/lightning-life-on-earth-phosphorus-2534052
A cuttlefish has the power of self-control by Cameron Duke
- Cuttlefish exert self-control in a delay of gratification task | Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. (2021). Proceedings of the Royal Society B. https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2020.3161
- Yasemin Saplakoglu. (2021, March 3). Cuttlefish show self-control, pass “marshmallow test.” Livescience.com; Live Science. https://www.livescience.com/cuttlefish-pass-marshmallow-test.html
Your Roommate Doesn't Know How You're Feeling originally aired April 27, 2018 https://omny.fm/shows/curiosity-daily/learn-when-we-ll-meet-aliens-hear-singing-sand-dun
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