Discovered: Goats can develop accents, drinking alcohol shrinks brains, another study confirms vaccines don't cause autism.
- Vaccines still don't cause autism. Crazy, overbearing parents, listen: vaccines do not cause autism. This recent study just confirms what other studies and doctors have found: zero link between the two. Analyzing samples from autistic children and non-autistic kids, researchers determined no difference in the mercury concentration in their respective urine. Doctors are so fed up with this myth that they've started firing families like you for refusing vaccines. Take this study along with the rest and vaccinate. [Live Science]
- Drug use goes wireless. This is something we didn't know we wanted until science invented it. All it takes is a microchip implantation and voila: drugs without wires. "You could literally have a pharmacy on a chip," says researcher Robert Langer. "You can do remote control delivery, you can do pulsatile drug delivery, and you can deliver multiple drugs." No more pills, or whatever other method of drug-intake you prefer. Pain relief with just the press of that button over there. [MIT]
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