News Briefs 15-12-2009

Assorted misunderstandings…

  • The science of success.
  • Memphis pilot spots triangular UFO the size of a football field.
  • People who look young for their age live longer.
  • Hospital study shows full moon werewolf effect.
  • People with autism have a problem with self-awareness.
  • Octopus uses coconut shells as a suit of armour (with video). I dub thee Sir Phelapod.
  • Unprecedented warming? Science shows total fraud.
  • Walkout triggers Copenhagen breakdown.
  • Kansas scientists probe mysterious possible comet strikes on Earth.
  • Super-earths found around sunlike stars.
  • Psychiatry’s civil war.
  • Rock-breathing bacteria could generate electricity and clean up oil spills.
  • Giant virus discovery trumps scifi.
  • Clever folds in a globe give new perspectives on Earth.
  • Sex and the eight-circuit brain.
  • Seeing red giants.

Quote of the Day:

You’re only as young as the last time you changed your mind.

Timothy Leary