Which poisonous bacterial protein is best for you?

As someone who has never had botulinim toxin injected in my face as a way to prevent wrinkles, it never occurred to me that different strains of the toxin might have different levels of effectiveness. Yet enterprising researchers from San Francisco have studied these poisons extensively, pitting two types against each … » 6/23/11 10:14am 6/23/11 10:14am

Eleven Ways "Eleventh Hour" Smears the Reputation of Real Science

Judging by the ratings, a lot of people tuned in last night to watch Eleventh Hour » 10/10/08 4:40pm 10/10/08 4:40pm, Jerry Bruckheimer's -esque show about Hood, a "special science adviser to the FBI" played by Rufus Sewell. Based on a British show that failed, the series winds up making science seem even more like a preposterous Medieval fantasy than…