Weekly Science Blog Roundup

By Melissa Lafsky | April 4, 2008 4:09 pm

Discover LassoWe here at DiscoBlog would like to introduce the Weekly Science Blog Roundup, in which we bring you the best news from around the sci-blogosphere. Here are some links for this week:

• A group of Japanese researchers discovers that daisies may contain a chemical cocktail that lowers triglycerides in mice. Watch for The Daisy Diet to hit shelves soon.

• If Tom Cruise came out, would it put a dent in homophobia? Perhaps, according to new research showing that exposure to celebrities identified as gay or lesbian decreased the test subjects’ bias.

• Finnish glass plant specializes in making drinking glasses out of recycled beer bottles. The real trick? They’ve never been crushed.

• Discovery of ancient human feces in Oregon cave results in samples of the oldest DNA ever found in the Americas.

• Five of the biggest technological inventions in the history of music.

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MORE ABOUT: gadgets, learning, obesity
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    Very interesting. I’m still astonished we found DNA samples that old of ourselves in America.

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