Amusing News Aliquots
Oct18

Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week's science news, compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf. The Newscripts Gang pulls out the world’s tiniest violin to play a sad song for Nobel Laureates. Those poor, poor Laureates. [Guardian] Check out the ultimate autograph book for chemists. [Wiley] Researchers show that blood injected from younger mice rejuvenates the brains of older mice. Vampires to everybody: “Told you so.” [iO9] Feeding your goldfish tomatoes will not deepen their gold hue. [Improbable] Amoeba and never-before-seen giant virus found in 17-year-old’s contact lens solution. Let that be a public service announcement to you. [iO9] Why cross the sea in a boat when you can do it in a giant hamster wheel? [Gizmag] Time to bring in the bull semen: Implanted sensors send text messages to farmers announcing when a cow is hot and bothered....

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