Weekly Science Blog Roundup

By Nina Bai | October 17, 2008 5:30 pm

Yee-haw! It’s the blog roundup.· After weeks of only eating freeze-dried food, astronauts returning from space say their space suits smell like steak. Turns out, they’re not making it up.

· Underage scientists at Rice University are trying to brew a beer that fights cancer.

· The Daddy of long legs: the world’s longest insect.

· Look what Iran is building: the world’s longest ostrich meat sandwich.

· In honor of the first Global Handwashing Day this past Wednesday and reports that British men have filthy fingers, we suggest reading up on personal hygiene.

  • http://www.what-is-this.com/ Ethan

    Great links!!

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