It is like finding a leak in your roof. I remember once up at the cabin, noticing that my waders were full of water and pointing this out to my wife. “You’re supposed to hang the waders upside down. Keeps dead mice from falling in there.” Well, I thought, if any mice fell in these…
A Massachusetts company that manufacturers industrial floatation devices for the off-shore oil/gas industry exposed its workers to toxic dust. Nine cases of work-related asthma among its employees were reported to the state health department.
Weird stuff happens when water hits hydrophobic substances. In this case, water and hydrophobic sand turn into a “liquid marble” in this video. It’s like watching the T-1000 get mobbed by fire ants.Read more...
For those times when I’m AWOL and don’t post for ages (cos I’m a living, breathing primate and not a bot), here are 72 science/medical/nature/anthro blogs I follow. A few are personal blogs with some kinda something else in them but most are informative and a great many post original content. My apologies to anyone I left out. If anyone is interested I can do a post with non-science