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Period piece

Dmitry was ever so able:/ He dreamed up, or so goes the fable,/ A way, by formatinum,/ Lead, zinc, carbon, platinum/ Et al might appear in a table./// Dmitry was ever so able:He dreamed up, or so goes the fable,A … Continue reading

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Trump tribute

A blind creature scientists found/ That buries its head in the ground/ Was named after Trump,/ A visionless lump/ Ignoring the signs all around./// A blind creature scientists foundThat buries its head in the groundWas named after Trump,A visionless lumpIgnoring … Continue reading

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Research my arse!

There was an old man from Japan/ Who gave his own colon a scan;/ He put on some lube,/ Inserted a tube/ And shouted: ‘The film’s in the can!‘/// There was an old man from JapanWho gave his own colon … Continue reading

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Blast Off!

Some science that may entertain us/ Is news of an odour most heinous/ Like sulphurous farts/ Detected in parts/ Of air very close to Uranus./// Some science that may entertain usIs news of an odour most heinousLike sulphurous fartsDetected in … Continue reading

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Old Smokey

Researchers say having a toke/ Aids thinking in elderly folk/ The young, au contraire,/ It seems to impair/ So when we get old we will smoke./// https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/may/08/daily-dose-of-cannabis-extract-could-reverse-brains-decline-in-old-age-study-suggests-thc Researchers say having a tokeAids thinking in elderly folkThe young, au contraire,It seems … Continue reading

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Remember, Remember…

Experimentation on mice/ Suggests we remember things twice/ And make simultaneous/ Clones in our crania’s/ Short and long storage device./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-39518580 Experimentation on miceSuggests we remember things twiceAnd make simultaneousClones in our crania'sShort and long storage device. — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Top Seeds

For sperm in a race to succeed/ The secret is not simply speed/ Some spermatazoa/ Go fast and some slower/ But rhythm’s what makes a top seed./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-39292913 For sperm in a race to succeedThe secret is not simply speedSome … Continue reading

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Lab Rat

A scientist Fellow named Hunt/ Said sorry for being so blunt./ Make labs, said Sir Tim,/ For her or for him,/ But everyone cried: What affront!/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33077107 A scientist Fellow named Hunt Said sorry for being so blunt. Make labs, said Sir … Continue reading

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2014 In Review 3: Weird Science

So what did we learn about the world in 2014? We learned that a comet can be caught, Richard III was a bastard, and neanderthals invented the paleo diet. We also learnt that… Fish, such as dace do it, Even … Continue reading

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A Bigger Splash

Research into how people piss/ Is summarised roughly like this:/ The distance and angle/ Of genital dangle/ Account for why men often miss. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24820279 Research into how people piss Is summarised roughly like this: The distance and angle Of genital dangle Account for why … Continue reading

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