Amusing News Aliquots
Sep13

Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week's science news, compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf. Sea otters: Our latest adorable weapon in the fight against global warming. [Latinos Post] Giant woolly mammothsicle found in Russia. Let’s all speculate about cloning the thing. [Yahoo!] Want to make your own Stradivarius violin? Just add fungi. [iO9] Scientists feed pigs wine or vodka to determine which is better for heart health. Miss Piggy would like a cosmopolitan, please. [UPI] Now that it's got making graphene in the bag, Scotch tape has moved on. The wonder adhesive now produces superconductors. [Geekosystem] Alan Turing--famed mathematician, father of computer science, and all-around rockstar--to get his own Monopoly edition. [CNET] The force is with these Kentucky hackers, who modified a Star Wars toy to blow up watermelons with the power of one’s mind. [CBC...

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