This Week’s Scishimi: I like symmetrical butts and I cannot lie.

By Christie Wilcox | August 8, 2011 1:15 pm

Play soccer, for your butt’s sake. Another wonderful Friday post by the even more wonderful Scicurious.

August 2nd was Chemistry Day here at Scientific American Blogs – go check out the great posts.

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About Christie Wilcox

Christie Wilcox is a science writer and PhD Student at the University of Hawaii, where she studies the protein toxins in venomous fish. She is renowned in the science blogosphere for her delicate balance of contemporary science and scientific perspective seasoned with just the right amount of wit. Her award-winning posts have been featured in The Open Laboratory: The Best Science Writing On Blogs four years running and landed on the pages of major media outlets including The New York Times and Scientific American. To learn more about her life and work, check out her webpage or follow her on Twitter, Google+, or Facebook.

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