SONG: The Imperial Worm

25 September 2010 grant b 1

SONG: “The Imperial Worm” [Download] . (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: Based on “Warrior Worms Swallow Enemies Whole”, Discovery News, […]

Song delay.

23 September 2010 grant b 0

This hasn’t been a week for lyrics. September’s song will be completely shortly, followed by another penitential cover.

Do not fear the super-spud.

21 September 2010 grant b 0

New Scientist is considerably cheerier about another transgenic thing coming out of the sub-continent – a new generation of high-protein potatoes: Subra Chakraborty and colleagues […]

Fear the superbug. Fear it.

20 September 2010 grant b 0

Wired is feeling… apprehensive… about the latest progress made by the “Indian superbug” gene: This week, I’m at ICAAC (the annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial […]

Worms, organize!

17 September 2010 grant b 1

It’s not just ants and naked mole rats that organize into eerily intelligent colonies, Discovery News says. Worms are getting in on the action, too: […]

Prescription pop.

16 September 2010 grant b 0

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University are using music (and audio engineering) to treat pain and depression – by mapping out emotional terrain in pop songs: […]

Duck penis competition.

15 September 2010 grant b 0

This is so going to trigger spam filters, but I don’t care. Science News has reported breaking news… that male ducks grow bigger penises when […]

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