4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 13


Survival of the laziest, weather whiplash, and more. It’s your weekly brief on new discoveries you might not hear about anywhere else, all with funding from the National Science Foundation.

For more detailed information, refer to these news articles:

  1. Self-healing reverse filter opens the door for many novel applications: https://news.psu.edu/story/533260/2018/08/24/research/self-healing-reverse-filter-opens-door-many-novel-applications
  2. Shape-shifting material can morph, reverse itself using heat, light: https://www.colorado.edu/today/2018/08/24/shape-shifting-material-can-morph-reverse-itself-using-heat-light
  3. Future impacts of El Niño, La Niña likely to intensify, increasing wildfire, drought risk: https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=296344&org=NSF&from=news
  4. New research suggests evolution might favor ‘survival of the laziest’: http://news.ku.edu/2018/08/15/new-research-suggests-evolution-might-favor-%E2%80%98survival-laziest%E2%80%99

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