An assortment of hidden terrors for you today. Post your thoughts.
- Death by medicine. You’ll need Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- What if the Floresians are descended from modern humans, not from Homo erectus? For a similar notion regarding other human relatives, go here.
- Lung cancer gene fault identified.
- Mystery bone find keeps the saga of human origins alive.
- NASA scans savant’s brain.
- Neocon against Neocon: A ‘Fuku’ moment.
- Flying taxi vision for commuters. It’ll make “Follow that cab” and “Lose the tail” more interesting.
- Company touts weird soda flavours. Weird? More likely criminal.
- Government obstructs science access.
- Are we intolerant or is it all in the mind? Or is free speech so curtailed that prejudice has gone cellular? “See them peanuts…”
- How do IVF babies turn out? Fertility specialists confront disturbing evidence.
- Voting machines test for tamperability not done. MSNBC reports voting problems.
- Synthetic human blood near a breakthrough thanks to crocodile haemoglobin?
- Mothers’ genetic skew linked to gay sons.
- Honeybees defy dino-killing nuclear winter. Well, all sorts of interesting questions spring to mind.
- Robot set to creep into Cheops Pyramid.
- Life or death question: how supernovas happen.
- Ideas stolen right from nature.
- Life begins in space.
- Teleportation physics study. You’ll need Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Kicking the hobbit habit.
- The missing science of ball lightning. You’ll need Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Cassini discovers music of the rings.
- Mummies’ tar provides a link to ancient trade routes.
- Berlusconi to legalise private ownership of archaeological treasures. Considering a lot of treasures sit in Museum basements, it might not be a bad thing.
- Evidence mounts that American vote was hacked. Bush’s incredible vote tallies. What happens if the mistakes mean Kerry would have won? Absolutely nothing – the candidates were the same anyway.
Quote of the Day:
‘Tis an ill wind that blows no minds.
Malaclypse the Younger