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Friday, September 11, 2009

Friday science news in review... 

Our periodic review of the latest findings of cutting-edge scientific research...


Why women have sex:
Research has shown most men find most women at least somewhat sexually attractive, whereas most women do not find most men sexually attractive at all ...."I hoped he would put the rubbish out."

NASA could learn something from the kids:

Teenagers armed with only a 56 camera and latex balloon have managed to take stunning pictures of space from 20-miles above Earth.

Are we living in a universe that's a hologram projected in from, well, outside?


The placebo effect is getting more effective: "drug makers desperate to know why".


Uh oh, the nocebo effect is bad enough as it is.


Hic. Another reason to drink. If she doesn't care about my looks anyhow and I promise to take the trash out, what difference will it make? (No, I'm not that old, but it's never too early to start fighting off Alzheimer's).