- Department of Obvious? Restaurants seat good-looking patrons at the best tables. (HT: Cyril Morong)
- Tel Aviv University discovers a bacteria-killing protein that could replace antibiotics.
- The Gates Foundation condom-design contest winners: beef tendon and a “wrapping” condom.
- Mass killers want the spotlight: how to stop them.
- For lab rats, Oreos are as addictive as cocaine. (HT: V. Brenner)
- New research says “intrasexual competition” intensifies female aggression.