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The Sciences

Weekly Weird Science Roundup: Recession in Space!

DiscoblogBy Melissa LafskyFebruary 20, 2009 11:47 PM

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• Social networking can lead to increased isolation, health problems, and harmful immune responses. So does that mean we shouldn't post this link to Facebook?

• They tried to make us go to virtual rehab but we said no, no, no.

• No bird is too extinct to show up on a dinner plate somewhere!

• New manually dexterous robots promise to save all the world's problems. Well, not really, but they can play rock, paper, scissors.

• One nice thing about the economic collapse: The U.S. couldn't afford to build massive space weapons, even if it wanted to!

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