Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Teen Skepchick’s Reality Checks 4.1

The I Promise We’re Not April Fooling You edition

Engineered protein shows promise in combating AIDS. “In what could be a potential breakthrough in the battle against AIDS and a major development in the rational design of new drugs, scientists have engineered a new protein that prevents the virus from entering cells. This protein is based on a naturally occurring protein in the body that protects cells from viruses, except the man-made version does not cause inflammation and other side effects at the dosages needed to inhibit AIDS.” (via Physorg.com)

Boy harasses a Muslim girl, and the school tried to protect HIM. Blurg. (via Jezebel)

A hen changes into a rooster. (via The Sun)

High school baseball players sacrifice a chicken for luck. (via The Houston Chronicle)

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