Amusing News Aliquots
Nov17

Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week's science news, compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf. Scientists squabble over whether cows really line up with Earth’s magnetic fields. Apparently one team didn’t use the correct cowculator. [NatureNews] Scientist works toward making first lab-grown hamburger. Hmmm … the Newscripts gang isn’t so sure that the McPetriDish has quite the same ring as the McRib. [iO9] Raid the stock room of liquid nitrogen and open up your own ice cream shop! But, um, do tell the reporters the correct temperature of the cold stuff. [South Bend Tribune] If you just can't keep that ethyl-2-cyanoacrylate out of your ears, someone has found a way to help you. [Improbable.com] If you thought organ transplants were amazing, you should check out fecal transplants. [Scientific American] Woman studies 400 YouTube videos of dogs chasing their tails in the name of research. [Discoblog] There’s an app for that. Learn about DNA by repairing it correctly. [iTunes]  ...

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