Thought for the month

“Science is a method to keep yourself from kidding yourself”.

Edwin Land, scientist and inventor (1909-91)

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Rudolf the red nose reindeer

Apparently Rudolph’s nose (and other reindeer's) is red because it is richly supplied with red blood cells, comprises a highly dense microcirculation, and is therefore anatomically and physiologically adapted for carrying out any flying duties for Mr S Claus.

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