Jewish date: 26 Kislew 5771 (Parashath MiqQeṣ).
Today’s quasi-holiday: International Day of Persons with Disabilities (UN).
Today’s news and commentary:
- “Arsenic-Eating Bacteria Opens New Possibilities for Alien Life”
- “Recommended Daily Vitamin D Intake Gets a Boost” and “Vitamin D”
- “The antidepressant reboxetine: A headdesk moment in science”
- “Bat resembling Star Wars Yoda discovered in Papua New Guinea rainforest”
- “What’s with the new cough and cold products?”
- “Computer identifies the most boring day in history”