Basically, yeah. =)
Basically, yeah. =)
Here’s Some Sweet Research: Increased Chocolate Consumption Linked to Less Body Fat
‘Tis the season to indulge—and perhaps make up for it at New Year’s with a resolution to exercise more. But what if all that chocolate doesn’t require penitence? A new paper has linked chocolate consumption to reduced “fatness” in European teens. This confirms and extends a recent study from UCSD that found a similar link in Californian adults.
Read more from Danna Staaf at KQED Science.
Happy Birthday, Charles Norris!
Charles Norris (right), born December 4, 1867, was New York City’s first Chief Medical Examiner. As a pioneer in the field of toxicology, Norris’s work made “dead men tell more tales than live ones ever could,” asserted District Attorney John E. McGeehan of the Bronx.
Chemist Alexander Gettler (left) worked directly under Norris directing the city’s first toxicology laboratory. Together the pair elevated forensic chemistry to a legitimate science and set a standard for the rest of the country.
Learn more about toxicology in The Power of Poison.
Image via Library of Congress
I read a cool book called “The Poisoner’s Handbook” that showcased these two. Cool stuff!
Thanks, FreshPhotons! We want!
If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics.
The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.
Party like Galileo! Sing on, science.
Verona, Italy (by ramosandrade)
Been there! AMAZING food.
We need to come up with a reason to order one of these Jupiter cakes…Can we pretend it’s our birthday?
(via Boing Boing)
ABNORMAL WEATHER ONLINE QUIZ
Try this 8-question Abnormal Weather quiz by Public Broadcasting.
At the end, you will sign up for PBS’s cool e-newsletter to get your score.
Test yourself. What do you know about Abnormal Weather?
What was your score?
What books people don’t finish and why….
Found this in my school’s physics building (via)
I keep sounding like a nerd for telling my friends this…. but it’s true!