Amusing News Aliquots
Feb02

Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week's science news. Compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf. This guy milks black widow spiders as part of his research. In this case, we’re kind of glad we just worked with chemicals in a wet lab. [Gizmodo] Meet E. Chromi – the bacteria that colors your poop based on what ails you. [Inhabitat] Playing with molecular modeling kit, fifth grader discovers novel compound. What to do? Give her coauthorship. [The Mary Sue] Move over minty mouth sprays. Marijuana mouth sprays are on their way. [CBS] First there was medical marijuana. Now doctors are looking to the club drug ketamine for treating depression. [NPR] Wonder if these guys thought, during their studies to become scientists, they’d be dreaming up new ways to make breakfast cereal change color....

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