22 December, 2011 – This Week in Science


Merry TWISmas!!!, LHC Finds Chi, Fluoride Fighters, Neti Dangers, Maggot Medicine FTW!, Buffed Mole Rats, Techie Devices, Universal Validation, RNA Magic, Floating Drugs, And Much More…

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‘Twas the night before Twismas, when all thro’ the house,
Many studies were stirring, even one on a mouse;
The stories were stacked by the webcam with care,
In hopes that their moment soon would be there;
The minions were nestled all snug in their beds,
While science-y visions danc’d in their heads,
And Kirsten with her baby, and I with my pabst,
Had just settled our brains for a long winter’s nap-
When out on the internet arose such a clatter,
I sprang from my slumber to see what was the matter.
Away to my windows I flew like a kite,
Clicked open the browsers, and signed into my skype.
The tweeters were a twitter, the inbox was full
Facebook was liking it, Google was too
According to NASA, something new had appeared
A satellite tracking of a sleigh and rein-deer,
With a little old driver, so lively and quick,
I thought for a moment it must be a trick.
For much faster than photons this UFO came,
And whistled, and shouted, and call’d out by name:
“Now! Copernicus, now! Newton, now! Einstein, and Bohr,
“On! Darwin, on! Huxley, on! Watson and Crick;
I read he exclaimed this, then I got a text
Happy Twis mas to all from this week in science… coming up next

LHC finds Chi particle

fluoride resistant bacteria

Why Neti Pots Are Bad For Your Brain

Medical maggots

Naked mole rats feel no pain when exposed to acid

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Techie devices

Validating the universe


Drugs In the Air

Hormones make women more sensitive to cute babies

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