Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week's science news. Compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf.

Photo by flickr user Limes & Lycopene

Researchers fight acne with radishes. This isn’t just a parental ploy to get teens to eat more vegetables. We swear. [Gizmodo] Is the NMR to your right or your left? Magnets might influence your willingness to tell lies. [Neurophilosophy] Brain overheated? Try yawning, say sleepy scientists. [DiscoveryNews] Cool stuff: Extracting banned coolants from old refrigerators. [NYTimes] Chinese farmer builds hovercraft with eight motorcycle engines and razor sharp propeller blades. What could possibly go wrong? [BoingBoing] Ever wondered if you could buy your own submarine? The answer is yes. [Slate]

Author: Bethany Halford

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