Saturday, August 30, 2008

A Cure for Type 1 Diabetes?

Specificially, for my type 1 diabetes?


First, a little caveat: this is a recent result published in Nature, and it is basic science, not clinical work. Before you start thinking it's a new treatment for diabetes, I have to dash a little cold water on you and warn you that this has a long, long way to go before it can be applied to humans…but it does open the door to some future strategies that might be applied.

ohhhh :(

Friday, August 29, 2008


Lori Allen, one of my classmates from grad school, is on Astronomy Picture of the Day today.

Way to go Lori! Death to Art!

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Internet Explorer 8 Beta Launches Today

The critics say, "We’re agog". If they had stopped there, that would have been fine, but you know those critics, they can'tquit while they're ahead:

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