The dino couple, nicknamed Romeo and Juliet, were entombed together for over 75 million years. —> Read More
It’s April Fools’ Day! What better way to celebrate than to nerd out with some cringeworthy chemistry jokes?
The American Chemical Society has got you covered, with a new round of witticisms in its latest video (above).
For instance: “What do you do with a sick chemist? Well, if you can’t helium, and you can’t curium, then you’re going to have to barium.”
We slapped our neon that one.
If you don’t see your favorite chemistry joke, check out last year’s video. And feel free to share your own joke in the comments.
As Youtuber Lauren Colenso commented on the new video, “All the good chemistry jokes Argon? I don’t Zinc so.”
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The dark energy thought to be behind the accelerating expansion of space since the big bang might also trigger the universe’s demise – in a big crunch
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – “Some people want to fill the world with silly love songs. And what’s wrong with that? I’d like to know,” Paul McCartney sings in his 1976 song “Silly Love Songs.” Mice might agree.
Job candidates should focus on exuding warmth and assertiveness, a new study says. Researchers offer a few tips for those who are worried that their nerves might stand between them and acing their next job interview. Stop worrying about how much you might blush or your nervous tics, and focus more on being warm, friendly and assertive. The advice comes from researchers who carefully watched what anxious people do during an interview, and how others respond to them. —> Read More
Male mice sing ultrasonic vocalizations beyond human hearing to seduce females, according to a new study. The male’s loud, more complex hailing song is replaced by a softer, simpler song when the female is near. Researchers developed a new statistical method for analyzing song patterns in mice, because the animals may be useful in research on human communication disorders. —> Read More
A new study explores how recreational anglers’ understanding of the ecosystem and fishing practices influence their views of conserving bocaccio, canary rockfish, and yelloweye rockfish in Puget Sound. —> Read More
Påhoj (pictured) was made by Swedish designer Lycke von Schantz. It has a ‘lightweight chassis’ and is 3.2ft (1 metre) tall. The product will launch on Kickstarter next week but prices are not yet known. —> Read More
This money needs laundering! Scientists reveal the thousands of bacteria colonies growing on dirty coins and notes
Students from the University of Surrey found thousands of bacteria colonies living on their money – but most of it was harmless. —> Read More
China building a ‘great wall of SAND': Coral reefs are being turned into artificial islands – and experts warn it is a ‘severe threat’ to marine life
China is creating a ‘great wall of sand’ in the South China Sea (one island pictured), the US Navy has claimed. The latest huge land mass is 1.5 square miles (four square kilometres) in size. —> Read More