Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week's science news.

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Scientists can be such party poopers. They want to use helium for medical scans and scientific equipment rather than cheery balloons. [Guardian] As if we weren’t already too attached to our mobile devices, Nokia might someday offer a tattoo that vibrates when you’re getting a call. [Unwired View] This musical research will likely raise a few eyebrows. [Guardian] How to make hot dogs healthier? Why, just add paper. [Scientific American] You know that graduate student who would rather go for a beer than a shower? Well, now both activities can be combined. [LA Times] When fruit flies strike out, they turn to booze to drown their sorrows. [NPR]

Author: Bethany Halford

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