Amusing News Aliquots
Mar30

Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week’s science news, compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf. In the future, your teeth may transmit signals … to doctors. You thought we were going to say aliens, didn’t you? Now THAT’s crazy. [RSC] Torani to unveil syrup flavored like chicken and waffles for your bizarre latte cravings. Newscripts gang looking for “The Onion” stamp on this one, but it looks legit and we were right. It was an April...

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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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Amusing News Aliquots
Aug04

Amusing News Aliquots

Wine could help protect against sunburns and skin cancer. But don’t switch your bottle of sunscreen for a bottle of Shiraz just yet. [Telegraph] and [Happy Science]. Need help decorating? To go with the geek chic trend, we suggest you skip the trip to Pottery Barn and raid the stock room instead. [Wash Post] If you’ve got your own rotovap, you can be like chef and cocktail connoisseur Dave Arnold and strip down Scotch to taste each...

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