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GTO's Recommendation: Don't 'Yada, Yada' Through the Methods Section

GTO's a sucker for a good list, and today David Ng at The World's Fair delivers. His post covers things you "should avoid at all costs" when giving a presentation. The list includes fake accents, vomiting, wardrobe malfunctions, and aggressive sweating, to name a few. Our favorite thing to avoid in talks: using the Comic Sans font. Ng invites readers to add their own warnings, so head on over.

 

The Scan

Pig Organ Transplants Considered

The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans.

'Poo-Bank' Proposal

Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases.

Spurred to Develop Again

New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing.

Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History

In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.