More links for 24 Dec 2007

A "universe in a test tube" that could be used to assess theories of everything has been created by physicists. [Telegraph]
Email in the 18th century. [Low-Tech Magazine]
Top 20 amazing science facts. [Listverse]
A small minority of couples would prefer to create a child who is effectively disabled, to fit in better with the family lifestyle. [Times Online]
Apple to launch iPod with automatic volume control that can protect your hearing. [DailyMail]