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Weekly News Roundup: Bad Headlines, Martian moons, and Rotating Houses

DiscoblogBy Brett IsraelDec 12, 2009 3:41 AM

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• Worst science headline of the week? Switching a gene in adult mice easily transforms females into males. Yeah, it's a little more complicated than that. • Exposed! Martian moons Phobos and Deimos have been caught on camera together for the very first time. • Want to track your data consumption? There's an app for that. • Not sure what to get that Sri Lankan farmer in your life this holiday season? Send them a package of poo... seriously. • Australian family lives in an electric motor-powered rotating house that guarantees a different view every time they wake up.

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