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Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week’s science news, compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf.

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The Newscripts Gang pulls out the world’s tiniest violin to play a sad song for Nobel Laureates. Those poor, poor Laureates. [Guardian]

Check out the ultimate autograph book for chemists. [Wiley]

Researchers show that blood injected from younger mice rejuvenates the brains of older mice. Vampires to everybody: “Told you so.” [iO9]

Feeding your goldfish tomatoes will not deepen their gold hue. [Improbable]

Amoeba and never-before-seen giant virus found in 17-year-old’s contact lens solution. Let that be a public service announcement to you. [iO9]

Why cross the sea in a boat when you can do it in a giant hamster wheel? [Gizmag]

Time to bring in the bull semen: Implanted sensors send text messages to farmers announcing when a cow is hot and bothered. [Discoblog]

1 Comment

  • Oct 29th 201206:10
    by Tony

    Feeding your goldfish tomatoes will not deepen their gold hue.. Really how about tomato puree?
    Dude this weblog is crazy lol

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