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Posts From Fabian Ortega

The Name is Coli. Escherichia coli.

The Name is Coli. Escherichia coli.

In June 2011, Manuel Palacios, a chemist working at Tufts University, published a study that explained Steganography by Printed Arrays of Microbes (SPAM), a novel technique that allows one to encode messages in the bacterium Escherichia coli.

Staying in Touch

Staying in Touch

DePauw University Professor Matthew Hertenstein conducted a study on how tactile communication, such as a pat on the back or a high-five, can communicate a wide range of emotions, sometimes more accurately than words.

Can gum really stay in your stomach for 7 years?

Can gum really stay in your stomach for 7 years?

In order to avoid a potentially sticky situation, it is good practice to spit out your chewing gum.