Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital published findings in JAMA Internal Medicine, this month showing that frozen capsules of fecal material can be up to 90% effective in treating C. diff infections.
The polar vortex might not come back this year… but then again, it might.
New numerical modeling examined ocean circulation during the last ice age, about 21, 000 years ago, indicates that icebergs from the North American ice sheet may have frequently made it to South Carolina and sometimes even as far south as south Florida. These models are consistent with recently discovered iceberg scour marks on the ocean floor.
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Brazilian wandering spider is the most venomous of any known spider in the world. Only .006 mg of the neurotoxic venom in the bite of this spider will kill a mouse (the Southern black widow requires .110 mg). But that isn’t the weird part…
According to AAA, three out of four drivers believe that hands-free technology is safe to use while driving. This may not be the case however; new research conducted by the Foundation for Traffic Safety, these features may actually be increasing mental distraction- because they are imperfect.
A study published in Clinical Psychological Science found that alcohol consumption makes men more receptive to rewarding social behavior like smiling. The findings suggest that this may be a contributing factor to drinking problems in men.
In honor of the month of October, all Weird Wildlife Wednesday posts will be Halloweenish. On the menu today is… you- because our theme is vampires. Vampire Bat Bats are the only flying mammals. The vampire bat is the only mammal that lives entirely off of the blood of other animals. They typically feed on
Five Swedish scientists race to incorporate the greatest number of references to Bob Dylan songs in their articles before they retire. The winner gets a free lunch.