Kitchen Science (or why you should quit smoking)

A group of Japanese scientists did this little home experiement that they captured on video

A dramatic view of why smoking gives you cancer.


Still Smoking? Watch This !! – video powered by Metacafe

When I was a student at the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan, there were always a few students in every class who continued to smoke. I understand addiction in my own little way, but still. When the first example in your epidemiology class is working on the stats of lung cancer and smoking, it made me wonder if they should flunk that class. Just, you know, on the spot.

The link comes by way of Scientist, Interrupted (Living the Scientific Life).

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