How fast to shake to get dry? Science answers…

It’s a difficult subject, this. And probably too punworthy for me to be able to help myself (although I shall try). Some enterprising scientists have discovered the optimal oscillation needed by a hairy beastie shaking itself dry.  And by oscillation, of course, I mean ‘shaking of the body’. Or, possibly, ‘booty’. They filmed a bunch […]

Sperm of a feather clump together

I’m gobsmacked.  And highly amused, as well (it’s the immature part of me, apologies). Credit: Phil Myers (photographer, copyright holder), Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan.  More info here and here.  (I tried to find a picture of sperm in question, but nothing seemed to be (c)-free) Research published in Nature this week has shown […]