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    I told them not to cross the beams
    • CommentTimeNov 7th 2019
    Some left-handed women can smell despite missing an ‘essential’ part of the brain


    I'll bet you didn't know that.
    My left-handed woman has no nose.
    Posted By: AngusSome left-handed women can smell

    Perhaps they need a left-handed deodorant applicator.
    Hey, you know I beat you to it
    Because your nose runs?
    • CommentTimeApr 19th 2020 edited
    On the origin of feces: CoproID reliably predicts sources of ancient poop

    The archaeological record is littered with feces, a potential goldmine for insights into ancient health and diet, parasite evolution, and the ecology and evolution of the microbiome. The main problem for researchers is determining whose feces is under examination. A recent study published in the journal PeerJ, led by Maxime Borry and Christina Warinner of Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (MPI-SHH), presents CoproID: a reliable method of inferring sources of paleofeces.
    • CommentTimeJun 22nd 2020
    • CommentTimeOct 31st 2020
    The platypus is nature’s crazy quilt, as this strange creature looks like about a half-dozen different animals all rolled into one. Turns out that platypuses were hiding yet another conspicuous feature: THEY CAN FREAKIN’ GLOW IN THE DARK.

    It’s not enough to be a mammal who lays eggs, sports a duck-like bill and webbed feet, hunts using electroreception, and wields venomous spurs. The platypus also glows green under ultraviolet light.
    • CommentAuthorloreman
    • CommentTimeOct 31st 2020
    And I’ve seen ‘em in the wild, shy as they are
    • CommentAuthorAsterix
    • CommentTimeOct 31st 2020
    Probably a very early CRISPR experiment gone wonky.
    • CommentTimeOct 31st 2020 edited
    • CommentTimeNov 21st 2020
    • CommentAuthorloreman
    • CommentTimeMar 10th 2021
    Funnel-web spider venom may one day help save the lives of heart transplant patients

    Here's one for any arachnophobes. I know two people who've been bitten by these things. Both survived-one only just.