Who's That Noisy
- Answer to last week: holosystolic murmur
Science or Fiction
Scientists estimate that the number of undiscovered drugs in 10^60 (a million billion billion billion billion billion billion). http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/06/120606132316.htm
An international team of scientists have published a paper in Nature finding that the world is rapidly approaching a tipping point of global ecological collapse. http://www.sfu.ca/pamr/media-releases/2012/study-predicts-imminent-irreversible-planetary-collapse.html
Biologists report on a recently discovered parasitic plant that transfers genes to its animal host in order to make it more hospitable. http://www.sciencecodex.com/stealing_lifes_building_blocks-92843
Skeptical Quote of the Week.
‘The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance – the idea that anything is possible.’ - Ray Bradbury