Amusing News Aliquots

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

Veggie view: MRI of broccoli. Credit: Inside Insides via OffBeat
Veggie view: MRI of broccoli. Credit: Inside Insides via OffBeat

Finally, the all-important medical techniques being used to create awesome Internet posts. Observe: MRIs of fruits and vegetables. [OffBeat]

How chemists help Cadbury create those crazy crème eggs and other Easter goodies. [Guardian]

Bad news, nappers. Not only are you missing out on life while snoozing, you’re also going to die young. [Gawker]

In a risky experiment involving voodoo dolls, snack deprivation, and couples therapy, researchers show that “hanger” (hunger-induced anger) exists. [NPR]

One way to avoid hangry prom dates? KFC corsages, of course. [NBC News]

Not really science news, but this Nebraska toddler who found his way into one of those claw machine things is some sort of genius, right? [Huffington Post]

Macro lens meets photogenic molluscs. These snail pictures almost make us want to invite these guys into our gardens. [Bored Panda]

When seeking treatment for rare genetic disorder, researchers go through the trouble of cloning goats. Why? “It is cheaper to feed goats than to feed cell lines,” they say. [Digital Journal]

Author: Sophia Cai

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  1. LOL the 3 year old child into the claw crane machine it’s really funny. How did he manage to go there?!? 🙂