Science Information Briefs from about the Earth

Hi, I’m Scientific American assistant news editor Sarah Lewin Frasier. And here’s a limited piece from the July 2020 problem of the journal, in the segment referred to as Advancements: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Science, Technologies and Medication.

The short article is titled “Quick Hits,” and it’s a rundown of some noncoronavirus tales from about the world.

From Turks and Caicos Islands:

Analysis of anole lizards gathered in advance of and following Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, and 18 months later, uncovered that the surviving lizards and their descendants experienced greater and thus “grippier” toe pads. The team

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