Supersize Me.

1 February 2008 grant b 0

Science Daily reports on researchers at the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig who discovered that McDonald’s makes us supermen: The researchers fed laboratory mice one […]

Skin Rhythms.

30 January 2008 grant b 0

New Scientist stops the clock with timely news about skin. Apparently, skin is pretty deep – it’s somehow tied to the brain as part of […]

Health Magnet.

28 January 2008 grant b 0

LiveScience notices something odd that’ll have some hard-minded skeptics practicing their eyebrow raises. Medical magnets – one of the old staples of alternative medicine pseudoscience, […]

The King of Paper Airplanes.

25 January 2008 grant b 2

New Scientist reports on Japanese space scientists creating origami that’s out of this world: The origami space plane will be a similar design, Suzuki says, […]

It flowers itself to death

21 January 2008 grant b 0

New Scientist reports on a frankly bizarre palm tree just discovered by a family picnicking in Madagascar: “It’s a species that is so significant from […]

Drug for cold turkey.

18 January 2008 grant b 0

The Journal of Ethnopharmacology has a survey of a subculture that could turn addiction therapy on its ear – an informal alliance of people using […]

It’s an odd universe.

16 January 2008 grant b 0

That’s right. AP is reporting on an announcement from the American Astronomical Society that the universe is more violent and awe-inspiring than previously thought: The […]