Interview with Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki
- Interview with Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki
Science or Fiction
Researchers report that they were able to change the color of a butterfly population’s wings from brown to violet in just six generations of selection. http://news.yale.edu/2014/08/05/butterflies-are-free-change-colors-new-yale-research
A new study finds that asking people a single question, to rate themselves on a 7 point narcissism scale, is as reliable and valid as longer narcissism surveys consisting of 40 or more questions. http://www.plosone.org/article/fetchObject.action?uri=info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0103469&representation=PDF
Scientists have developed a technique for bending sound waves along a curved path in open air, without the need of any special medium. https://newscenter.lbl.gov/2014/08/04/bottling-up-sound-waves/
Skeptical Quote of the Week.
‘You got it buddy: the large print giveth, and the small print taketh away / Step right up’ - Tom Waits