Category Archives: Biology

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A tale of two genetic tests

The results are in! And they’re kind of muddy. Hell, they don’t quite agree which makes me wonder what each company’s criteria are for an ethnic group, especially when they lump at least two very distinctive peoples into something as amorphous … Continue reading

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Italian #42: Dr. Camillo Golgi

In the spirit of all those Nobel prizes being awarded, I decided to look up who was the first Italian to receive one and it was this gentleman; it was for Medicine. Golgi was considered the greatest neuroscientist and biologist of … Continue reading

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Sweet hippos of San Marcos! Nanobots are real!

Today, the Nobel Prize people awarded three European Scientists the 8m Swedish kronor prize in Chemistry for “nano-machines.” Five years earlier, they succeeded in making a molecular “car” drive across a piece of copper. It was only six billionths of a … Continue reading

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Why asparagus jokes are funny!

It was always a great punchline on Larry Sanders.

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My doppelgänger is allegedly in Australia

This article reminded me about a couple Aussies I encountered at Harrah’s while watching the Big Elvis show. They approached me because they said they had a friend back home who resembled me (probably the other way around to them). If … Continue reading

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For once South Park actually used real science

George Carlin made a joke about this years before the Colorado D-bags took notice. However, I beg to differ. I don’t care for this smell. If there were a way to eliminate the side effects, I’d get in line right … Continue reading

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Happy 80th Birthday Carl Sagan

Had he beaten cancer and carried on, it would’ve been his 80th. Sagan wasn’t always a genial figure since it was disputed about the lawsuits he may or may not have filed against Johnny Carson, Apple, etc. He’s probably also … Continue reading

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Put me in for a gross!

Kristin posted this as a tribute to Jeremy, but I’m sure she was speaking for all wives and girlfriends because we all know…girls don’t fart as the song goes. Personally, I hope this is true. Of course it could *ahem!* backfire … Continue reading

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Hey, it’s not base humor, it’s Science!

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Happy 205th Birthday Abe Lincoln and Charles Darwin

Two very reviled figures by the Far Right, Teabaggers and segments of the Deep South. They weren’t perfect people but both helped human progress and did what they could to make the world a better place. Lincoln resided in my … Continue reading

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