Interview with Paul Offit
Science or Fiction
For the first time researchers have identified a single gene producing a single mRNA that encodes for two separate proteins. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/07/130703120554.htm
A new analysis of worldwide copper resources indicates that we will pass peak copper production within 30 years. http://phys.org/news/2013-07-millennia-copper-peak.html
New research finds that some species of hawkmoths produce ultrasound from their genitals probably to jam echolocation from predatory bats. http://news.ufl.edu/2013/07/03/hawkmoth-ultrasound/
Skeptical Quote of the Week.
‘I believe that all clear-minded people should remain two things throughout their lifetimes: Curious and teachable.’ Roger Ebert