Here are some of the most interesting science news articles I read this week:
Nearsightedness increases with level of education and longer schooling
(maybe it's a good thing I didn't get a Ph.D)
Steam from the sun: hi-tech sponge turns solar energy into steam
(Sounds like this would be useful for a steampunk story)
Herbivores dine on toxic plants, thanks to gut microbes
Fly's super-hearing power could aid humans
Single tree grows 40 kinds of fruit
Black holes may collapse into their exact opposites: white holes
Researchers create the first model of the DNA "replication fork"
Astronomers come up dry in search for water on exoplanets
Have a good weekend, everyone, and see you Monday!