Category Archives: Science Friction

Fusion finalist

A 35-year, €10 billion nuclear fusion reactor project has been won by France after an 18-month delay while the parties involved tried to broker a solution. Japan was second in line for the honor. Essentially, the plan is to build … Continue reading

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Nuclear options

Unable to figure out on his own why the United States hasn’t built a new nuclear power plant in 30 years, George W. stated during a tour of just such a plant that we need more “safe, clean, reliable electricty,” … Continue reading

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Dumb detox

USC researchers now say that all those detoxification diets that supposedly rid your body of toxins and clean out your system through regimens of drinking lots of tea or not drinking any coffee or restricting yourself to fruit actually don’t … Continue reading

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Medical refunding

Wondering what to do about the high cost of drugs? What are you supposed to do when you pay hundreds of dollars to keep replenishing a stock of pharmaceuticals that aren’t really helping you feel better? Europe has the answer: … Continue reading

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Democratic hopes in 2K Presidential race dashed

Democrats and Concerned American Scientists Against Kansas had their dreams of time travelling back to the year 2000 to replace a Supreme Court justice with Michael J Fox and thereby change the outcome of the Presidential race, saving the planet’s … Continue reading

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Viral marketing

Microcyn looks, smells and tastes like water. It’s made of water and salt. But it’s formulated in such a way that an ion imbalance in the substance kills bacteria, viruses and spores so effectively that it appears to speed healing … Continue reading

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Gonna make you sweat

And more about sex! Yay! Another study, this one from our friends in sexy Stockholm, shows that gay men react to odors more like women do than like hetero men do. Using two chemicals with pheromonal properties (estrogen from lady … Continue reading

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San Franstemcell

Just going to show that San Francisco really is the center of Satanic evil in all of America — and we couldn’t be prouder — the city is leading the competition to become home to California’s $3 billion stem cell … Continue reading

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Fat = Fit

Thanks to this New York Times article and the National Cancer Institute and teh Centers for Disease Control, I now feel a lot better about being a little fat. A new study suggests that people carrying slightly more weight than … Continue reading

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One less morning chore

You know what I like? Cereal. You know what I don’t have a lot of time for? Breakfast. You know what product you’ll never be able to talk me into no matter how much it means more breakfast and more … Continue reading

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