Species of centipede named after Taylor Swift
Scientists have named a newly discovered centipede the Nannaria swiftae centipede in recognition of Taylor Swift’s “talent as a songwriter and performer.” dr Derek Hennen, the lead author of the Virginia Tech study, said, “Their music helped me get through the ups and downs of grad school, so naming a new centipede species after them is my way of saying thank you.” Hennen and his team spent five years searching for centipedes in the Appalachian Mountains.
Gallagher would prefer wheelchair surgery to hip surgery
Liam Gallagher has said he would rather be in a wheelchair than face the “stigma” of having hip surgery because of his arthritis. The former Oasis frontman, 49, recounted Mojo Magazine: “My hips are f***ed – I had it checked out and my bones are shattered. The lady said, “You may need hip surgery, a replacement” – no way. You’re fine… I think I’d rather just have pain. It’s also the stigma of saying you’ve replaced your hips… What’s next?”
Jupiter’s moon could be habitable
Jupiter’s moon Europa could be habitable, according to a new study. Europa has long been considered a prime candidate for extraterrestrial microbes because it appears to possess a liquid saltwater ocean that could be as deep as 150km, he said The times. “Liquid water near the surface of the ice shell is a really provocative and promising place to imagine life getting a shot,” said Dustin Schroeder, associate professor of geophysics at Stanford University.
https://www.theweek.co.uk/news/world-news/956471/millipede-species-named-after-taylor-swift Species of centipede named after Taylor Swift