Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Clue to male baldness discovered

A biological clue to male baldness has been discovered, raising the prospect of a treatment to stop or even reverse thinning hair. In studies of bald men and laboratory mice, … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

‘Flying plankton’ escape predatory fish

Tiny shrimp-like creatures called copepods break through the ocean’s surface and leap through the air to escape predators, US scientists say. They have been investigating how the brightly-coloured Pontellid copepods, … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mystery surrounds zoo’s white rhino deaths

The deaths of four white rhinos at Dubbo’s Taronga Western Plains Zoo has baffled veterinary staff and initiated an immediate veterinary investigation. The rhinos were reported to have died suddenly … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Project Avatar: Pentagon Building Remote Mind-Controlled Battle Robots

The Pentagon is currently developing technology to allow soldiers to have a telepresence inside of mind controlled battle robots, just like in the popular movie Avatar. The Pentagon’s futuristic research … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Feeding The Homeless BANNED In Major Cities All Over America

What would you do if you came across someone on the street that had not had anything to eat for several days? Would you give that person some food? Well, … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · 1 Comment
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