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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