Amusing News Aliquots
Apr05

Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week’s science news. Compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf. Tyrannosaurs might have been covered in feathers. They’ll still kill you, but they’ll look cute doing it. [Gizmodo] We think this story is saying that researchers accidentally improved organic LED brightness and energy efficiency with cleaning solvent. But we couldn’t get past the phrase “molecules of chlorine compounds.” [IT World]...

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Amusing News Aliquots
Jun02

Amusing News Aliquots

Some silly samplings from this week’s science news, compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf. Foot odor, in various chemical ratios, attracts malaria-bearing mosquitoes. Bowling alley proprietors panic. [m.knoxnews.com] DeconGel: The peelable blue goo that’s tidying up Fukushima. [CNN Money] We’ve written about how cats lap up liquids before [C&EN]. Now researchers have shown that dogs are just as sophisticated when...

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