Beet Read: Friday, March 16, 2012

Posted on March 16, 2012


Cuffed to the keg

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Male fruit flies get drunk after being repeatedly spurned by female fruit flieswhich means humans aren’t the only ones [and it may have implications for treating alcoholism].

People are happiest in the morning, according to our tweets. Some new free apps help you track your mood and your sleep, to illuminate what makes you happier.

Exercise can change your DNA, furthering our understanding that even though your genes guide your health, you can turn on and off the expression of such genes for better or worse to determine overall health.

School lunches are going to get better beef, as the government responds to the great pink slime debate. The government will offer schools a choice between ammonia-treated, mechanically separated beef parts and actual ground beef, starting next year.

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