You Should Actually Send That Thank You Note You’ve Been Meaning to Write

New research showed the recipients of an emailed expression of gratitude felt much more “ecstatic” than writers expected. The New York Times


Fukushima’s Nuclear Imprint Is Found in California Wine (Drinkers, Don’t Panic)

A French research team says it has stumbled on the Japanese disaster’s signature in California wine, but the radioactive levels are too low to be dangerous. The New York Times


White Clover Can Be an Annoying Weed. It May Also Hold Secrets to Urban Evolution.

The ubiquitous plant alters its defense systems in a tougher environment, prompting researchers to call it a perfect test species for study as urban areas expand. The New York Times