Amusing News Aliquots
Silly samplings from this week’s science news.
Sometimes an experiment literally laughs in your face. [News.com.au]
Funky facts about the fungus among us (hey, if NPR can’t resist, why should the Newscripts gang?). [NPR]
What will become of butter boy? According to the New York Times, “Today, he’s the talk of the town, but tomorrow he’ll be converted into a pile of melted grease to be mixed in with liquid manure.” [NYT]
CSI with an English accent: Inside one of Britain’s most prominent crime labs. [The Guardian]
The curious history of artemisinin. [NYT]
Is your dog a zen master? The answer is in his DNA. [ScienceNow]