Too clean, too sensitive.

30 November 2010 grant b 0 brings us yet another report on the problems with cleanliness: The modern trend for using antibacterial soaps is actually harming young people by making […]

Saturn’s friendly moon.

29 November 2010 grant b 0

Pack up your things! Discover reports that the Cassini Saturn probe has found an oxygen atmosphere around Rhea: Other atmospheres known to exist throughout the […]

Squid can fly.

22 November 2010 grant b 0

I am not making that up. has the photographic evidence of flying squid: “From our observations it seemed like squid engaged in behaviors to […]

Hurt so good.

19 November 2010 grant b 0

Yes. Well. New Scientist’s never-so-aptly-named “Short Sharp Science” blog revels in the discovery that the female orgasm is neurologically linked to pain: To get his […]

Sleights of Mind

16 November 2010 grant b 0

This is more of a “heads up” than highlighting any particular discovery, but Medical News Today has a review of a fascinating collaboration between neuroscientists […]

Bubbles in the Milky Way

12 November 2010 grant b 0

NASA astronomers have found the equivalent of a lost continent in space – a pair of colossal radioactive bubbles rising from the galaxy: NASA’s Fermi […]

Hawking Q&A

10 November 2010 grant b 0

Time has a vox-pop interview with professional smartypants Stephen Hawking: Does it feel like a huge responsibility to have people expecting you to have all […]

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