It's Official : Chemistry Lectures Are a Yawn

	A scientist has come up with proof of something students have known for
	years -- chemistry lectures are boring. In an article published in the
	current issue of Chemistry in Britain, a university chemistry lecturer
	introduced a guest lecturer to a class of 50 doctoral candidates. Then, he
	and his colleagues studied variations in what he calls the HTFDR --
	"head-to-floor distance reduction." After about an hour , the average HTFDR
	dropped from 135cm to 121cm, said the author of the study, who preferred to
	remain anonymous. The HTFDR immediately bounced back to normal when the
	speaker uttered the magic words: "And in conclusion............"

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