Is that a tennis ball in your pocket, or asymmetric hypertrophy of your iliopsoas? Oh. It's a tennis ball. Photo by Steve9091.
- Quick, tell Coach Schtitt to change up the drills. Something about the athletic demands of tennis leads high-level players to develop asymmetric bums.
- Nothing revolutionary comes easy. Engineering grain plants that can host nitrogen-fixing bacteria would be an historic breakthrough for agriculture, but it won't be simple.
- Try not to forget. Memory really doesn't work the way most people think it does, in a lot of important ways.
- Like my relationship status with "food miles." Even when you do the math, figuring out what lifestyle choices are most sustainable is complicated.
- But even so ... It's pretty clear that biking to work is the greenest choice available.
- Fitness measures are harder to get than you'd think. A large-scale experiment in Nebraska will finally directly test the hypothesis that light-colored mice are better camouflaged on light sand dunes.
- Oops. Pheromone-based traps for Japanese beetles not only don't work, they attract more beetles.
- Question left begging: which is scarier, a brown recluse, or MRSA? Lots of reported spider bites might actually be soft-tissue bacterial infection.