Amusing News Aliquots
Silly samplings from this week’s science news, compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf.
Researcher says she’s sequenced Sasquatch DNA. That’s right: Big Foot himself. No word on where said DNA came from or when results will be published. But you should believe everything she says. [Houston Chronicle Blog]
This is a fascinating piece on brain chemistry and monogamy, but it left us wondering if there was a market for oxytocin nose sprays. [Slate]
Did you think that ice skating works because the pressure from your skates melts the ice? Silly rabbit, here comes the science. [Huff Post]
Speaking of rabbits, hybrid 3-D printer makes synthetic cartilage from rabbit-ear cells. Mice implanted with material crave carrots and fruity flavors. [IOP]
It’s what we’ve all been waiting for: Bacon from stem cells. [American Live Wire]
Talk about a long day in the lab…when your experiment outlives you. [NPR]