A recent study by Rutgers university is making a strange claim: Mosquitoes are making kids fatter. It's not that mosquitoes are transmitting some sort of fattening disease. It's much simpler than that: In places where mosquitoes are a concern, kids don't spend as much time outdoors.
The study will have to be replicated to confirm, but their data showed that, controlling for a lot of other factors, outdoor play was 63% less for kids that lived in places with uncontrolled mosquito population.
Sounds gross, but it's an amazing scientific achievement. Chinese scientists have found a way to harvest cells from urine, convert them to stem cells and grow rudimentary teeth!
The teeth reportedly had dental pulp, dentin, enamel space and enamel organ. However, don't think that you'll be able to pee on a cup and get teeth out any time soon.
These teeth were not as hard as human teeth, probably because they weren't used as they were developed. They also haven't figured out how to grow specific sizes and shapes.
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Stephen Hawking thinks that it's very likely alien life exists. He thinks it's a bad idea for us to try to contact them. He thinks that aliens visiting us, as our civilization stands right now, would be similar to when Columbus arrived in America.
Fear not, however, the Center for SETI (search for extraterrestrial lab) has technology in place that let's them detect signals from up to 1000 light-years away. Given how long we've been emitting broadcasts into space, it's not very likely that we have been on someone's radar long enough for someone to pay us a visit.