helen-louise (baratron) wrote,

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This story is hilarious: How (not) to communicate new scientific information: a memoir of the famous Brindley lecture. Technically work-safe, since it describes a public lecture at a scientific conference; but the lecture was about erectile dysfunction and given by a scientist who was, er, eccentric. You'll see when you read the story.

Related to this is Discovery that a melanocortin regulates sexual functions in male and female humans, which is a fairly normal journal paper, until you get to the accidental side-effect...
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