When marine biologist Roger Hanlon captured the first scene in this video, he started screaming. Hanlon studies camouflage in cephalopods -- squid, cuttlefish and octopus -- who are masters of optical illusion.
There have been a rash of stories spreading on the Internet about a study that supposedly concluded that smelling farts could decrease the risk of cancer, stroke, arthritis, erectile dysfunction, dementia, and several other ailments. While it should go without saying that this conclusion was taken entirely out of context, apparently we need to slow down and take it from the start.
A controversial scientist who carried out provocative research on making influenza viruses more infectious has completed his most dangerous experiment to date by deliberately creating a pandemic strain of flu that can evade the human immune system.