- Offshore stem cell clinicsÂ sell hope, not science – Â “Consumers have a hard time sorting out all the stem cell claims out there. Websites often look professional and convincing. Typically they feature distinguished-looking white-coated doctors posed in front of bookcases, technicians holding up flasks with mysterious colored liquids, and happy, healthy-looking clients cavorting on beaches.”
- My sluthood, myself – “Thatâ€™s the story we get sold, right? That women who sleep around are destroying their chances at True Love. Something to do with bonding hormones getting all used up? Or is it that we have so little self-esteem that no one could love us? Or maybe itâ€™s that weâ€™re all used candy wrappers or dirty masking tape. I can never remember.”
- Gamma ray bursts could halt photosynthesis – “Cosmic explosions thousands of light-years away could shut down photosynthesis in the ocean at depths of up to 260 feet, a new study suggests.” From cerberus40.
Celestial soul portraits – Presented without comment. From MathMike.