I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (13 February 2016)

From me at the Atlantic:

NASA has built a rock collection so its rovers can practice punching holes in Mars. Wonderful Nadia Drake story.

Sad story about the genuine harm that terrible press releases can inflict on vulnerable people. By Ivan Oransky

Is Toxoplasma driving chimps towards leopards? By Carl Zimmer

These Scientists Saw Zika Coming. Now They’re Fighting Back. Superb colourful reporting by Sarah Zhang

“Scientists have identified neural pathways that react almost exclusively to the sound of music — any music.” By Natalie Angier

You can train your body into thinking it’s had medicine. Two amazing stories from Jo Marchant.

Human evolution is more a muddy delta than a branching tree. By John Hawks

Scientists finally detected gravitational

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