Turkeys can be pretty bizarre when they want to be. http://www.sciencealert.com/turkeys-performed-a-death-dance-around-a-cat-corpse-and-it-s-kind-of-disturbing?perpetual=yes&limitstart=1
I’m so grateful to all the smart people out there in the universe. Who would have thought that targeting an acidic environment could lead to a potentially non-addictive pain killer? https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-03-opioid-pain-areas-negative-side.html Originally posted 2017-03-15 20:01:58.
This is fascinating. Kind of hard to believe how much of what we thought we knew about human history is not quite right. Keep the info coming! http://www.sciencealert.com/neanderthal-dna-determines-our-health-and-appearance-way-more-than-we-thought Originally posted 2017-03-08 08:00:00.
We got our first husky because of the Boy Scouts. My husband was a chaperone when the troop went to a local animal shelter and fell in love with a red husky with the totally appropriate name of Charger. He loves leaves. Originally posted 2017-03-06 08:00:08.
I’ve seen several false starts for a malaria vaccine, but here’s keeping our fingers crossed that this pans out. https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/02/new-malaria-vaccine-is-fully-effective-in-very-small-clinical-trial/ Originally posted 2017-03-03 08:00:48.
You have to love it when people doing cool things do it with a sense of style. http://www.sciencealert.com/boeing-just-unveiled-its-slick-new-starliner-spacesuit?perpetual=yes&limitstart=1 Originally posted 2017-03-01 08:00:09.
It’s only fair to mention that bacteria can be used for good as well as taking down civilizations. We just won’t mention the Black Plague. http://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-are-genetically-engineering-salmonella-to-destroy-brain-tumours?perpetual=yes&limitstart=1 Originally posted 2017-02-27 17:38:34.
Both my mother and my grandmother have green thumbs. Their yards are full of staghorn ferns, bromeliads, azaleas, camelias and a bunch of other beautiful plants. It helped that they live in Florida, but the plants grow for them. Once I had my own apartment I tried to grow some houseplants. They were doing okay until the […]
This is an interesting possible reason for the collapse of a civilization. Guess we really aren’t the top of the food chain? http://www.sciencealert.com/new-evidence-links-the-collapse-of-the-aztec-society-to-a-deadly-salmonella-outbreak Originally posted 2017-02-25 17:36:00.
I finally found a way to tie a couple of odd-ball elements into a story line. I heard about a pack of chihuahuas roaming near Phoenix, which is funny all on its own. Around the same time I would see random bits of clothing on the side of the street on my way to work. […]