Science Hits and Misses
First up, check out Nanoparticles Keep Brain Cells Alive.
Secondly, find out if you write like a girl (or boy). Scientists claim to be able to tell with an 80% accuracy whether the author is male or female. So far, the Gender Genie is about 60% wrong according to its own stats, as of August 20, 2003.
It said an email I wrote recently was "male", while a story I'd written a long time back, with a first person narrarator who was female, was labeled "female". This would be more interesting if another story I wrote in the more typical third person was labeled as "male", but it still came out "female". Sounds screwy to me.
However, in the spirit of goofy fun, commenters are encouraged to "analyze" their own writing and report the results.