I don’t know how I can follow Elyse’s penis post but the Quickies must go on.
- Stem cells in menstrual blood?– “While collecting menstrual blood stromal cells (MenSCs) directly from tissue would be invasive, retrieving them during the menstrual cycle would not be.”Â MenSCs?!Â You have got to be joking.Â (Thanks, Steve!)
- Saudis slow to accept working women– Good coverage of this on NPR’s Marketplace.Â One woman, “… says she has no interest in working with men, because if she was sexually harassed, she says through an interpreter, she’d have no legal recourse.”
- Robotic jellyfish that move autonomously– My expert opinion is that these are wicked cool.
- Open source choadery-Â You’ve likely seen the blogsplosion about the Open Source Boob Project, so here’s a nice little bit of mockery of the project from Pandagon.
- Women in medicine– Harriet Hall addresses the age old questions of, “Why arenâ€™t there more women in science and medicine? Just because we lack certain anatomical dangly bits, does that mean weâ€™re less capable?”