Dec 082011
Santa's in a time warp

It’s December. How did that happen? Good grief. Oh, that’s right, November disappeared in a blur of self-imposed word-count goals. So far, December is disappearing in a fog of research into stem cell technology. I had no idea how much I didn’t know about biotechnology and genetics. Today, as part of this ongoing self-education marathon, I opened up my Newswise daily press-release wire, and happened to see  this in the “most popular” column: Researcher explains how Santa Delivers Presents in One Night Under this provocative title, released at 7:35 am EST on December 6 (St. Nicolas’ day), the words Expert available were highlighted in red. How fortunate! Larry Silverberg (above), a North Carolina State mehanical and aerospace engineering professor, is available to explain the “science and engineering principles” enabling Santa to do the seemingly impossible: deliver presents to millions of kids all over the world in only 24 hours. He click here to read the whole dang post […]