Weird Science Quick Hits

By Daniel Smith on Feb 10, 12 12:00 PM

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Here's just a glimpse of some of the science stories that hit this week you might have missed.

Russia drills down to pristine Antarctic lake.

Ten-year-old accidentally discovers new explosive molecule.

Audio: 165-million-year-old cricket song comes back to life.

600-million-year drought makes life on surface of Mars unlikely.

Fruit flies drawn to the sweet smell of youth.

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Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith - a long time ago, in a galaxy far away just north of Watford, Daniel fancied himself as a scientist but turned out to be the worst scientist since that bloke who mapped out all those canals on Mars that turned out to be scratches on his telescope's lens. Luckily, he is now not working on the Large Hadron Collider inadvertently creating a black hole that would swallow the world but is safely behind a desk writing this blog, bringing you the fantastical underbelly of nature... weird science.

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