Fun Science FRIEDay – All About the Benjamins Baby!

UncategorizedJuly 25, 2014 • < 1 min read • 0

To quote the Notorious BIG, “It’s all about the Benjamins, BABY!” That quote unfortunately holds true in many walks of life, and is especially applicable to this weeks FSF where Dr. Costanza, from Australian National University, and a number of colleagues puts a price tag on the world’s natural environment. Some of you are probably […]

Fun Science Friday – First Female Penis

biology, ecology, evolution, Fun Science FridayApril 18, 2014 • 1~2 min read

Happy Fun Science Friday. You did not mistakenly read the title, today we bring you the discovery of the first female penis in the animal kingdom. Yoshizawa, from Hokkaido University in Japan, and his team of researchers documented this phenomenon of sexual role reversal in 4 species of rather unassuming insects in Brazil’s Peruaçu River Valley. […]

Southern Fried Science Has A NEW Header Image

Blogging • 2~2 min read

At least for a month. Roughly every month your beloved Southern Fried Science rotates the main header image for its site. The idea behind this format, is that it freshens up the site’s homepage, but also gives our readers the opportunity to have their pictures featured on the site. This month’s header image was provided […]

Fun Science Friday – My Heart Will Go On

Fun Science FridayFebruary 14, 2014 • < 1 min read

Valentine’s Day is generally filled with love, flowers, and lots and lots of anatomically incorrect hearts.  See —> <3  This week on FSF we revel in the spirit of VDay and bring you hearts, but the appropriately shaped kind. For years, in order to transplant a heart or a lung, there is a narrow window […]

Fun Science Friday – Mars One

Fun Science FridayJanuary 17, 2014 • 2~2 min read

Maybe you have heard about it, or maybe you haven’t, but Man… Man is headed to Mars! …. or at least Man is going to try! In recent years space expeditions have shifted focus towards reaching the red planet. Of the different campaigns to travel to Mars, Mars One has probably gotten the most press […]

Fun Science Friday – New Human Body Part Discovered

Blogging, Fun Science FridayNovember 29, 2013 • < 1 min read

Happy Thanksgiving Holiday. After hopefully stuffing your bellies with delicious food yesterday, take a moment to quench your curiosity with this addition of FSF! If you thought that knowledge of the human anatomy was exhaustive, you would be wrong. Orthopedic surgeons, Steven Claes and Johan Bellemans, at the University Hospitals Leuven in Belgium, recently  discovered a previously undescribed […]

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