Links to a few recent and interesting or curious items you may have missed.
Here's a series of three posts about the bacteria in your belly.
Part 1 — Babies
Part 2 — Adults
Part 3 — Disrupting the Balance
Scientists clone cashmere goats in bid to increase wool production. What you mean they haven't managed to make it 5% nylon yet?
An ancient Greek warrior's helmet has been dredged up off the coast of Israel.
Still on the ancient, palaeontologists reckon to have discovered a previously unknown species of hominin, nicknamed the Red Deer Cave People, who liked venison and lived around 14,500 to 11,500 years ago in China.
And finally to another strange species of hominin ... Apparently an Italian perfumier has created a special perfume just for Pope Benedict XVI. So much for clerical vows of poverty and chastity. It's all a load of old goats!