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Weekly Science Blog Roundup

DiscoblogBy Melissa LafskyNovember 7, 2008 11:32 PM

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• Recession? What recession? Home builders turn to unused shipping containers for building materials (though honestly it's hard to fault their innovation).

• Scientists in Mexico successfully turn tequila into diamond films. Sales of Cuervo skyrocket.

• Watching TV makes you pregnant! Well, not really. But a new study seems determined to link the two. Granted, eating junk food may have just as much of a link.

• Wine connoisseurs, guard your fridges: The newest MLB secret may be keeping balls in a humidor (uh, baseballs, of course).

• Literature in the Internet age: The Twitter novel. 'Nuff said.

• Think we've got a health care crisis brewing? Well here's something to chew on: Leprosy is still present in the U.S. We wonder what the Aetna coverage is like for that one.

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