Mad Quickies 5.25
• Charles Darwin took color swatches along on the voyage of the Beagle!
• This video is a narration of work done by Dr. Ross Cagan of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He has introduced a mutation associated with hereditary cancers in humans and created a strain of disfigured fruit flies. These grotesque flies can then be used to screen for drugs that suppress the effects of the mutation, indeed, and effective cure for a subset of Multiple Endocrine Neplasias has been found in this way. Edgar Allan Poe narrates. Seriously, AWESOME. Go watch it! (via Zack)
• They are going to build a Star Trek Resort. Beam me up Scotty!