Amusing News Aliquots
Sep13

Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week’s science news, compiled by Sophia Cai, Bethany Halford, and Jeff Huber. One giant leap for mankind, one giant–er leap for frogkind. [NBCNews] Food firm attempts to make artificial eggs. Chickens everywhere squawk, “You try laying an egg, buddy.” [Daily Mail] Discarded food is responsible for more carbon dioxide emissions than any country, except the U.S. and China. So you better eat that food that...

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Amusing News Aliquots
Mar08

Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week’s science news. Compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf. Why were dinosaurs so angry? Perhaps it was the giant fleas. [NY Times] Spiderwebs overtake town. Newscripts gang going home, locking door, and staying there. [iO9] Amateur astronomy group flashes space station … with a laser. Get your minds out of the gutter. [Air And Space Smithsonian] Same genes activated by exercise are activated by...

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