TED Talks Daily
TED Talks Daily
Oct 24, 2020
Why children stay silent following sexual violence | Kristin Jones
13 min
Sexual assault is never the victim's fault, says advocate Kristin Jones. In this courageous talk, she tells her story of overcoming the shame that followed sexual abuse as a teenager -- and shares how parents can foster an open conversation about abuse to empower kids and encourage them to ask for help. (This talk contains mature content)
Curiosity Daily
Curiosity Daily
The Stressful Psychology of a Ghosted Email
Learn about how a ghosted email causes different stress than a rude response does, the 15-year grudge match between rival dino hunters known as The Bone Wars, and crown shyness, the forest’s version of social distancing. Ignoring someone's email and drafting a rude response stress people out in similar but different ways by Kelsey Donk What new research reveals about rude workplace emails. (2020). ScienceDaily. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/09/200925113648.htm  Yuan, Z., Park, Y., & Sliter, M. T. (2020). Put you down versus tune you out: Further understanding active and passive e-mail incivility. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 25(5), 330–344. https://doi.org/10.1037/ocp0000215 Zhenyu Yuan,YoungAh Park. (2020, July 21). The Psychological Toll of Rude E-mails. Scientific American. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-psychological-toll-of-rude-e-mails/  The Bone Wars Were a 15-Year Grudge Match Between Rival Dino Hunters by Reuben Westmaas The Two Paleontologists Who Had a Bone to Pick with Each Other | Detours | Prehistoric Road Trip. (2020, June 7). WTTW Chicago. https://interactive.wttw.com/prehistoric-road-trip/detours/the-two-paleontologists-who-had-a-bone-to-pick-with-each-other  Engber, D. (2013, August 7). A Brilliant Paleontologist, Unfit for Battle in the Bone Wars. Slate Magazine; Slate. https://slate.com/business/2013/08/dinosaur-bone-wars-othniel-charles-marsh-edward-drinker-cope-and-their-forgotten-rival.html  Crown shyness is how trees practice social distancing by Steffie Drucker McVean, A. (2018, September 19). Trees avoid touching each other due to "crown shyness." The results are beautiful webs of leaves. Office for Science and Society. https://www.mcgill.ca/oss/article/did-you-know/trees-avoid-touching-each-other-due-crown-shyness-results-are-beautiful-webs-leaves  Osterloff, Emily. (2020) Crown shyness: are trees social distancing too? Nhm.Ac.Uk. https://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover/crown-shyness-are-trees-social-distancing.html  Wu, K. (2020, July 6). Some trees may “social distance” to avoid disease. Nationalgeographic.com. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/07/tree-crown-shyness-forest-canopy/  MENG, S. X., RUDNICKI, M., LIEFFERS, V. J., REID, D. E. B., & SILINS, U. (2006). Preventing crown collisions increases the crown cover and leaf area of maturing lodgepole pine. Journal of Ecology, 94(3), 681–686. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2745.2006.01121.x  ‌Crepy, M. A., & Casal, J. J. (2014). Photoreceptor-mediated kin recognition in plants. New Phytologist, 205(1), 329–338. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.13040  Ballare, C. L., Sanchez, R. A., Scopel, A. L., Casal, J. J., & Ghersa, C. M. (1987). Early detection of neighbour plants by phytochrome perception of spectral changes in reflected sunlight. Plant, Cell and Environment, 10(7), 551–557. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-3040.ep11604091  Subscribe to Curiosity Daily to learn something new every day with Ashley Hamer and Natalia Reagan (filling in for Cody Gough). You can also listen to our podcast as part of your Alexa Flash Briefing; Amazon smart speakers users, click/tap “enable” here: https://www.amazon.com/Curiosity-com-Curiosity-Daily-from/dp/B07CP17DJY  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
14 min
Nature Podcast
Nature Podcast
Springer Nature Limited
Neutrinos give insights into the workings of the Sun’s core
Scientists have finally confirmed the existence of a CNO cycle fusion reaction in the Sun, and why women’s contraception research needs a reboot. In this episode: 00:47 Detection of CNO neutrinos Since the 1930s it has been theorised that stars have a specific fusion reaction known as the CNO cycle, but proof has been elusive. Now, a collaboration in Italy report detection of neutrinos that show that the CNO cycle exists. Research article: The Borexino Collaboration News and Views: Neutrino detection gets to the core of the Sun 08:48 Coronapod We discuss the search for the animal origin of SARS-CoV-2, with researchers raiding their freezer draws to see if any animals carry similar viruses, and the latest vaccine results. News: Coronaviruses closely related to the pandemic virus discovered in Japan and Cambodia News: Why Oxford’s positive COVID vaccine results are puzzling scientists 19:32 Research Highlights How sleep patterns relate to ageing, and a solar-powered steam sterilizer. Research Highlight: For better health, don’t sleep your age Research Highlight: Technology for sterilizing medical instruments goes solar 21:50 Getting women’s contraception research unstuck Since the 1960s there has been little progress on research into women’s contraceptives. This week in Nature, researchers argue that this needs to change. Comment: Reboot contraceptives research — it has been stuck for decades 29:35 Briefing Chat We discuss a highlight from the Nature Briefing. This time, a tool to summarise papers. Nature News: tl;dr: this AI sums up research papers in a sentence Try the TLDR tool yourself! Subscribe to Nature Briefing, an unmissable daily round-up of science news, opinion and analysis free in your inbox every weekday.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
35 min
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