Science Doesn’t Sleep (5.7.08)

Oh No! Werewolf!
Creative Commons License photo credit: Kevin Lawver

So here’s what went down since you logged off.

It was a crazy time for werewolves. A new NASA study indicates that Earth used to have multiple moons.

Female movie scientist to audience: “Yes, a stillettos-and-miniskirt combo is completely practical for my field work in paleoanthropology.” Inkling examines women scientists in film.

Even if you’ll never make it to the Moon – your name can go. NASA is looking for a few good monikers to send into space.

Some fat may be good for you – even if it’s on you. A study of mice shows that subcutaneous fat actually has health benefits.

Tropical insects – which tend to be the wildest-looking – may be the next casualty of global warming. Studies indicate their habitats are already verging on too hot for their survival.

Finally! Nanotech gives us an objective way to measure the hotness of chiles

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