SteemSTEM Distilled #76
Welcome to the 76th issue of SteemSTEM Distilled, a curation effort by the members of the @steemstem team.
SteemSTEM aims to make Steem a better place for STEM, a task which we believe crucial for the long-term development of the blockchain. Our goals consist in invigorating and inspiring the minds of a community of STEM aficionados on Steem, targeting on the long-term the upgrade of SteemSTEM as a real platform for science communication. In the meantime, this goes through the support of quality, interesting and cutting-edge STEM content.
In order to support the best STEM content on Steem, our team scours the blockchain and read more than a couple of thousands of STEM-related posts per week. We hence support about 200 of these posts, and present in this distilled our top 8 handpicked choices for the last Thursday-Sunday period.
Monday - Wednesday
Paranormal or perfectly normal? Begin your week by reading this great post by @conficker and find out how ghost sightings can be explained through the very logical scope of science.
@chloroform continues his journey in the world of cannibalism and gives us an excellent read. The key-word here is "Wendigo". A spirit? A psychosis? What is this dark force that makes certain people put human meat on their menu?
Wednesday - Friday
And let's move on to something totally different. @nikolanikola and his very interesting series on artificial intelligence are here to explain all about games and what a robot does while playing. Read this one, you're gonna love it!
A great author, who doesn't post very often, is here again with a fantastic piece. @tking77798 tells us what an oncology xenograft model is and how it works in cancer treatment research. Why do we sacrifice lab mice in our quest for a successful cancer treatment? You'll need to read on to learn more.
Saturday - Sunday
And let's see what the weekend brought us, @insight-out and a great psychology post on vacations and their importance on our mental health and well-being. Don't miss this one!
Are you ready to leave? Not just yet as @erh.germany and her detailed and well-written post on intuition has some amazing facts to share. You're certainly intrigued by the title already, so don't delay, click on that link and start reading!
For some time, the editorial team behind this distilled series is made of a one-woman-team, @ruth-girl, and she chooses her favorite posts (potentially discussing with other curators and/or the management). Posts written by the SteemSTEM team are excluded from the nomination process.
Please do not be discouraged if you did not make it on this issue. We are picking up in total 6 posts a week out of more than 150-200. The chances are thus low ;) In the meantime, you may wish to check these guidelines for extra tips on how your writing could be more effective.
In the spirit of being transparent about our actions that are now supported by @utopian-io, @curie, our delegators, our trailers and our manual curator supporters, we release every week the list of authors who have caught the attention of the @steemstem curation team.
From September 9 to 16, we rewarded 89 different authors who have written a total of 109 different articles. The 56 authors who received votes from @steemstem, @utopian-io and @curie all together that week are:
@abigail-dantes, @agbona, @agmoore, @aleestra, @alexaivytorres, @anaestrada12, @ancolie, @ari16, @astromaniac, @astrophoto.kevin, @azulear, @bil.prag, @carlos84, @clement.poiret, @conficker, @crunchymomqc, @cyprianj, @drifter1, @drifter2, @dysfunctional, @eliaschess333, @emperorhassy, @eniolw, @erickyoussif, @felixrodriguez, @fingersik, @fran.frey, @ftxft, @funmiakinpelu, @geadriana, @gianluccio, @highonthehog, @hogarcosmico, @iauns, @ikchris, @iptrucs, @iradyjr, @javier.dejuan, @jfermin70, @joseangelvs, @josedelacruz, @lawkay, @lemony-cricket, @lordneroo, @luiscd8a, @lupafilotaxia, @lycos, @markgritter, @miroslavrc, @mr-aaron, @nonzerosum, @olamseu, @oluwoleolaide, @pagliozzo, @rbalzan79, @reinaseq, @rerere, @rifkan, @romulexx, @rosemery, @samminator, @samve, @scienceangel, @sharliep, @sheikhsayem, @soanna, @stefanyo, @sunkanmi02, @talmid, @tomastonyperez, @tychoxi, @zen-art
All curation rewards earned will be used to fund @steemstem project functioning and activities.
See you all next MonTuesday for Distilled #77!