SteemSTEM Distilled #116

in steemstem •  20 days ago  (edited)

Since your usual one-man distilled team is tied to a chair, hanging off the roof of some evil genius' penthouse balcony, this week's 116th distilled will be authored by me (Could be anyone).

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Before moving on with the two best posts that have been selected by @lemouth and @mobbs (from all the posts found by our curators last week), here are a few of the most supported posts (of last week):

@chappertronWinter is coming: Lower your food intake to stay warm!
@egotheistClimate Predictions Are Useless – So What?
@jd4eA Random World History Simulator Part 5
@mobbsTeamtrees - The challenges of reforesting the world (part 1)
@abigail-dantesLoneliness or Emotional Dependency?
@lupafilotaxiaOrganography and Plant Histology of Hydrocotyle umbellata (Araliaceae)
@anaestrada12    Subdural hematoma resulting from head trauma

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Our top choices

Climate Predictions Are Useless – So What?

Here, @egotheist discusses the recent distrust of climate science as a result of inaccurate p predictions - and why that is irrelevant. Using examples of complex systems, he makes the argument that predictions - right or wrong - have an extremely vital place in our consciousness and they should not be dismissed. Read on to find out why!

Organography and Plant Histology of Hydrocotyle umbellata (Araliaceae)

@lupafilotaxia takes a deep look into the water coin, a plant often used medicinally around the world which has the added benefit of functioning as a bioindicator of pollutants. How? Find out by clicking the link! You'll be introduced to an intimate introduction to this powerfully invasive and prolific species, getting a microscopic window into the plant's very soul.


SteemSTEM offers support to anyone using our app, We recall that:

  • Posting an article through the app automatically yields a 5% stronger upvote at curation time.
  • Posting a reply to an article (or to another reply) from the app can sometimes yield some SteemSTEM support.
  • Setting @steemstem as a beneficiary to the post automatically yields a stronger upvote (up to 5%).

Last week, the SteemSTEM curator teams have supported 43 posts written by 31 authors. 13 of these posts have been posted through the app (and got a 5% stronger upvote). Among these 43 posts, we find:

  • 16 small upvotes (less than 20%)
  • 15 medium upvotes (in the 20%-50% range)
  • 12 large upvotes (larger than 50%)

In addition, we have upvoted 8 comments posted through the app, written by 4 authors.

The list of upvoted post authors, potentially getting some extra support from @curie, is:
@abigail-dantes, @abneagro, @afifa, @amestyj, @anaestrada12, @azulear, @capp, @carlos84, @cecilian, @cervantes, @chappertron, @egotheist, @ericet, @faltermann, @felixrodriguez, @fregonzalez, @jd4e, @loveforlove, @lupafilotaxia, @magicmonk, @mattgroening, @mobbs, @newton666, @ozelot47, @ozricho, @renataboreal, @sincroniadivina, @stem-espanol, @susiejob, @ycam, @yonnathang

The upvoted comments have been written by: @abigail-dantes, @agmoore2, @lupafilotaxia, @scienceblocks

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Thank you @steemstem (mobbs and lemouth), for another issue of the distilled. I always look forward to it! Congratulations to all the supported authors and the handpicked ones :)

@tipu curate

Upvoted 👌 (Mana: 5/15)

Excellent distillate, statistics have decreased a bit, but I'm sure that soon will increase the number of high quality publications, plus that our app is increasingly used to write content. Great

Even with the " usual one-man distilled team is tied to a chair", you manage to get an issue out. I personally don't underestimate the work that goes into this. Distilled is an important link for the SteemSTEM community.
Tweeting it out, and resteeming.
Thank you!

Thank you very much for your support and congratulations to all the authors mentioned in this report. :)