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Friday Coffee Break: Dance Moves for Men, Inventions from High Schoolers, and Other Intriguing Science

September 16, 2011

Bits and pieces (largely but not always entirely related to life science) to muse over–or check out and save for later–while enjoying a well-deserved Friday coffee. Or tea. Enjoy!

ON MEN AND HOW THEY SHOULD DANCE
A recent article in Biology Letters shows that certain dance moves are more likely to ignite the passions of a woman.
ANCIENT CROCODILE BATTLED WORLD’S LARGEST SNAKE FOR FOOD
Did an ancient crocodile relative give the world’s largest (42-foot-long) snake a run for its money?
DEBATING HUMAN ENHANCEMENT
Check out an ongoing feature on transhumanism, with conversations and debates over things like what transhumanism really is; how much control society has over advances in human enhancement; and how to determine whether or not a proposed enhancement is ethical.
HIGH SCHOOL INVENTORS
In between pep rallies and history tests, ten brainy students are refining cancer treatments, cleaning up car exhaust systems, and improving communication between humans and robots.
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