ICYMI: Headlines with Nature News
Each month we check in with the reporters at Nature News for a roundup of recent science headlines. This month, Nature’s multi-media editor Shamini Bundell brings us these stories.
Why The Sexes Feel Pain Differently: Researchers at McGill University are showing that males and female mice experience pain through different pathways. This could help change the way we manage pain in men and women.
The Day The Dinosaurs Died: Paleontologists have been working on a mystery. Almost everyone agrees that dinosaurs went extinct when a huge asteroid hit the earth. But they can’t find any dinosaur bones in the geological layer that would show that event. Now, one scientist working in North Dakota says he’s found a big deposit of fossils that shows the exact moment the asteroid hit.
Your Neighborhood Predicts Your Future Social Mobility: Researchers report that children have lower social mobility later in life when they grow up in a neighborhood with high levels of lead, violence, and neighborhoods in which a lot of adults go to jail.
Lexi Krupp is associate producer on this segment.