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Archives for May, 2006

Ask A ScienceBlogger

This is the debut of a new weekly feature on ScienceBlogs. It’s called Ask A ScienceBlogger, and it is Sb’s own mini blog carnival — a chance for the bloggers to weigh in, briefly, about a question of general interest. This week’s question is: If you could cause one invention from the last hundred years…

Despite this entry’s title, this isn’t an announcement of a new tour for Tutankhamen’s remains and relics through high-profile museums around the globe. For those of you astute enough to realize a streak of ribaldry runs through Seed’s editorial department, your initial lowbrow impression of this post was correct: The lost penis of King Tut…

Hay fever, as those of you who have it know, can be a most remarkable feeling. Your eyes itch, and your joints ache. You feel as though you were coming down with the flu. Time itself can seem distended, warped. Your hands feel like balls of dough, and you’re sleepy…so sleepy. You feel preternaturally calm…