Friday, December 26, 2008

The top 100 science stories of 2008

Discover magazine's Top 100 list for this year is now online. As always, the list is full of fascinating science info ... here's a sample from the #100 story.

For the first time, scientists have calculated the force of the bite of a white shark. The bite of the largest of white sharks turns out to be not only the most powerful for any living species yet measured, but probably among the most powerful even for any extinct species.

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