Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Water Cooler News

  • Scientists have discovered a mutant gene that triggers the body to form a second skeleton. Many Americans are excited because some politicians will have the chance to grow a spine.

  • Former Enron Chairman and Chief Executive Kenneth Lay testified at his criminal trial on Tuesday saying that his corporation was the victim of a “witch hunt.” Prosecutors agreed, saying, “He’s right. We were hunting to find which set of books was authentic.”

  • Childbirth training for medical students is being enhanced by life-sized computer controlled mannequins. The pregnant robots can be programmed to simulate various delivery scenarios from severe complications to quick, relatively easy births. Researchers have named the robot Katie Holmes.