SteemSTEM Distilled #51
Welcome to the 51st issue of SteemSTEM Distilled, a bi-weekly curation effort by the members of the @steemstem team.
SteemSTEM is a community driven project which seeks to promote well-written and informative Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics posts on Steemit. The project involves curating STEM-related posts through upvoting, resteeming, offering constructive feedback, supporting scientific contests, and other related activities.
Our team scours the platform for original and quality content.
After working through thousands (literally!) of STEM-related posts and upvoting more than 150 that we deemed to be worthy, we proudly present you our top 6 handpicked choices for this Monday-Wednesday period.
A wonderful post by @michaelwrites that discusses the importance of sleep for our well-being. How many hours of sleep are necessary according to your age, quality of sleep and genetic composition? In this post you will get all the answers!
What gives cockroaches the ability to survive without their heads, and why can't humans do the same?
After the legend of Sleepy Hollow and the Headless Rider, we have an amazing post by @dandymee and the headless... cockroaches. Read on to learn how these creatures survive even without a head.
A very interesting piece of work by @capatazche discusses human cooperation and tries to determine whether it is something people are born with or something they are taught. PS: The second part is already out ;)
What I Learnt The Previous Week #4: Bioluminescent Algae as Light Source, Effect of Full moon on Children behavior, Ideophobia, The HTC Blockchain Smartphone and Marsupial -The Marathon Sex Workers
@mrbreeziewrites has had a very productive week and seemed to have learnt so many cool stuff! What kind of cool stuff? Read his post to find out more!
@funmiakinpelu is here to tell us more about genome editing in a wonderful post! What is CRISPR and what does it do? You're gonna have to read his post to find out.
Deep space travel: What would it be like to stay locked up in a place where you're bombarded with radiation and forced to drink your filtered urine? It sounds appealing, doesn't it? So, when are you booking a ticket to Mars? And don't forget to read @procrastilearner's post! It has a lot more fun sides of space travel to share.
For the sake of transparency we feel we need to clarify how our nomination process works; each issue is compiled by certain members of the SteemSTEM community. This mid-week's editorial team was comprised of @ruth-girl.
The editorial team chooses their favorite posts for the week and each issue is the result of their joined effort. In order to keep the process fair, posts written by the editorial team are excluded from the nomination process.
Don't be discouraged if you didn't make it on this issue. The competition is harsh and there is always a next time :)
During the last two weeks, steemstem supported with more than a (possibly split) full vote the following authors:
@agbona, @alexaivytorres, @alexdory, @astrophoto.kevin, @carloserp-2000, @conficker, @dber, @dedicatedguy, @duke77, @elvigia, @fancybrothers, @funmiakinpelu, @gentleshaid, @greenrun, @henrychidiebere, @joelagbo, @josedelacruz, @kingabesh, @lefactuoscope, @lemouth, @mobbs, @mountainwashere, @pangoli, @procrastilearner, @ruth-girl, @samminator, @star-vc, @terrylovejoy, @whentone, @whileponderin, @zest
We are expecting them to strongly engage the community in return :)
All curation rewards earned will be used to fund @steemstem project functioning and activities.
See you all next Monday!