A German expert is saying that most snowflakes are drawn all wrong. It’s true. Real snowflakes are six-cornered, rather than the four-, five- and eight-cornered crystals typically rendered in children’s drawings and Christmas cards.
And that’s not the only problem. Apparently, Rudolph’s nose should be more of a fuchsia rather than scarlet as commonly depicted.
British scientists have discovered that interfering in mosquitoes’ sex lives could help halt the spread of malaria.
The only difficulty for scientists in making sure that mosquitoes have less sex is finding the time to perform that many mosquito marriages.
Doctors at Chicago’s Children’s Memorial Hospital say they successfully used one liver as the source for two separate transplant patients.
The surgery is rare and technically challenging. The last time the process was used, one brain was divided amongst the entire cast of MTV’s Jersey Shore.
Up in Anchorage, Alaska, a tugboat that was part of an escort system to prevent oil spills has crashed into the same Alaskan reef that damaged the Exxon Valdez 20 years ago, dumping diesel fuel into Prince William Sound.
Officials are calling it the most ironic ecological disaster since Smokey the Bear got drunk beside an untended campfire and burned down the Allegheny National Forest.