My undergraduate years in the Physics building at the University of Saskatchewan were marked by periodic closures of the women’s washroom as it underwent construction, then asbestos cleaning, then maybe more asbestos cleaning? There were a lot of signs warning us that the room was toxic, but there wasn’t much of other info floating around. Now, the Canada Science and Technology Museum seems to have the same problem.
Author Archive | Victoria Martinez
May-Britt and Edvard Moser grew up in rural Norway, and went to a high school in a town with Dirty Dancing-style morality. Dancing? Drinking? The devil’s work. The pair got to know each other in university, got married as undergrads, had children, and went on to force their way to the forefront of neuroscience.
It’s hard to picture humble, adorable ladybugs flying over a kilometre over our heads, moving faster than Usain Bolt in a sprint. Nevertheless, radar evidence collected by Dr. Jason Chapman shows the bugs flying with this unexpected extremity.
Teenagers like to get high — it’s an inter-species thing. That is, it’s not just teenage humans who are fond of experimenting with neurotoxins to experience the world differently. Dolphins do too.
It turns out that when someone turns you down for a date, it’s scientifically apt to compare the pain to a kick in the balls. At least as far as your brain reacts.
In a strangely wonderful twist in the tale of the slow demise of Twinkies and Hostess, it now seems that the owners of the excellently-cheap Pabst Blue Ribbon beer will take ownership of the iconic brand.
The best title on an academic paper you’ll see this month is, without a shadow of a doubt, “An In-Depth Analysis of a Piece of Shit.”