Archive for October, 2014

Why humans are less well-endowed than chimps | Science/AAAS | News.

In case you were wondering, here’s your Friday morning read. And remember to be fashionably modest, scientifically speaking, if you are dressing up as a chimpanzee for Halloween!


Scientists grow tiny human stomachs in lab dishes | Science/AAAS | News.

Another organ to cross off the list! What’s next?

Sifter | Science/AAAS | News.

“Nose cells help paralyzed man walk again.” Sounds like a major advancement, but some are skeptical that is wasn’t simply due to the extensive physiotherapy he had over the course of the treatment. Time will tell, you decide!

Sifter | Science/AAAS | News.

The “Jack the Ripper” mystery is not over just yet…

Fish Invented Sex 385 Million Years Ago — NOVA Next | PBS.

Your morning read, it’s all in the title!

Stem cell therapy seems safe for severe eye disease | Science/AAAS | News.

This is hot!

Whales put their pelvic bones to good use.

“What can I say, the article says it all!”

Better smelling beer, thanks to fruit flies | Science/AAAS | News.

“Happy accidents” in science pay off in kind or in this case in beer!

Barrier-breaking microscopy methods that revealed cells inner life win Nobel | Science/AAAS | News.

Perfecters of the “toys” cell biologists rely on today. Congratulations!

Sifter | Science/AAAS | News.

BioArt at its best! Outstanding work.