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News in Our Shorts: The “Science Is Effing Crazy” Edition

Posted By Diana Newby On Jul 13, 2011 @ 8:05 pm In News,Sci/Tech,The Specials | Comments Disabled

shorts11-235x30011The second of two probes built by UC Berkeley as part of a mission to study the moon in 3-D is scheduled to drop into orbit this Sunday. In addition to being awesome, the project is relatively green, as it is “reusing existing spacecraft to save a lot of taxpayer money.” How considerate. [News Center [1]]

Meanwhile, back on Planet Earth, researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab have resuscitated a 123-year-old singing doll … which ranks among one of the creepiest things we’ve heard of late. [Alameda Patch [2]]

Berkeley scientists have also determined that gray whales changed their diet in order to adapt to “extreme environmental conditions” … which ranks among one of the most obvious things we’ve heard of late. [Daily Cal [3]]

On another note entirely, Ju Hong, one of our student senators-elect, was arrested at an immigration rally in San Bernardino on Tuesday. He and six other students were released early this morning. [Daily Cal [4]]

Earlier: Be Very Afraid [5]

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[1] News Center: http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2011/07/13/twin-artemis-probes-to-study-moon-in-3-d/

[2] Alameda Patch: http://alameda.patch.com/articles/berkeley-lab-brings-thomas-edisons-talking-doll-back-to-life-2

[3] Daily Cal: http://www.dailycal.org/2011/07/10/study-shows-diet-change-helped-gray-whales-survive-ice-age/

[4] Daily Cal: http://www.dailycal.org/2011/07/13/asuc-senator-elect-arrested-in-san-bernardino-immigration-rally/

[5] Be Very Afraid: http://clog.dailycal.org/2011/06/14/news-in-our-shorts-be-very-afraid/

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