Monthly Archives: May 2004

Still alive.

Yes – I’m still alive – I know I haven’t updated in over a week! The conference I’m going to in Orlando next week said they’d include a demo CD of my blogging class if I brought enough copies so I’ve got a CD factory in the apartment. Only 50 more to go! Burn baby burn!

Anti-Virus Disables HIV

The therapy itself is a virus. The Lawrence professors created a virus altered to latch onto HIV and mute its ability to become AIDS. They’ve tested the theory in a computer model and in cells in a dish. The results have been promising, and if they continue in that vein, the researchers could begin animal testing by the end of this year.

It took Adam Arkin and David Schaffer just $200,000 and a grad student to develop a potential treatment for AIDS. And that scares them.

Vonnegut Goes ‘Cold Turkey’

Leave it to an octogenarian to sum it up wholly and succinctly:

Here?s what I think the truth is: We are all addicts of fossil fuels in a state of denial, about to face cold turkey.