Amusing News Aliquots
Apr11

Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week’s science news, compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf. New Canadian quarter features glow-in-the-dark dinosaur bones. The bad news: each quarter costs $29.95 [Geekosystem] Speaking of dinos, Ronald Breslow, distinguished chemist, thinks there may be super smart dinosaurs in space. [Smithsonian] (UPDATE: We should have noted that this news item references a JACS paper here.) The wounds of some...

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Amusing News Aliquots
Jan26

Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week’s science news, compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf. Scientists take another step toward making the highly desired “invisibility cloak,” by masking objects in the microwave region of the electromagnetic spectrum. Hey hover-board scientists, the Newscripts gang would now like an update on YOUR progress. [BBC News] U.K. chemists develop first magnetic soap. Newscripts gang wonder what happens...

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