Chemistry Newsbytes

italian-job.jpgThe Royal Society of Chemistry writes a new ending for the 1969 heist film, "The Italian Job." Modesto Bee Chemistry Nobel Laureate Peter Agre talks about aquaporins, running for senator in Minnesota, and what his mom said when she found out he won the Nobel Prize. NY Times Why do cold cellos sound lousy? Slate Cambodian villagers are learning about water safety by watching karaoke videos. NPR Galileo's DNA will be tested to probe his failing eyesight. Seems like it might be a little late for that. Guardian Artemisinin may be losing its antimalarial potency. NY Times Dung beetles tire of the same old, um, stuff. Decide to munch on millipedes instead. ScienceNOW