Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week's science news.

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Mighty mice resist most poisons. Newscripts gang stands on a chair and flips out. [BBC] Your know your hobby is out of hand when you mix Americium, Radium, and Beryllium in 96% sulfuric-acid and it explodes on your stovetop. [Guardian] and [LATimes] Pets should earn their keep. If you’ve got a running rodent, you should check out the hamster shredder. [Tom Ballhatchet] Chilean company wants to put copper in your undies. [Guanabee] Heat beating up your feet? Then these air-conditioned shoes might be for you. [Topless Robot] The presence or absence of aluminum in soil makes hydrangeas blue or pink. [NYTimes]

Author: Bethany Halford

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