Nerd Nite #1: Sex, Dying, and the FUTURE! — A reminder, I'll be talking about cancer and genomics tomorrow evening in Portland.
Cancer halted in five patients after treatment with own genetically modified cells — Results of the early-stage trial demonstrate that it may be possible to use the gene-therapy technique to control cancers in relapsed patients. (Via
A Strange Computer Promises Great Speed — Because quantum.
How Straight People Paved the Way for Gay Marriage
The county where no one's gay — At least, not if they value their lives. Ah, Sarah Palin's "Real America".
Terry Moran To Karl Rove: ‘You’re Scaring People’ On Gun Issue — Well, duh. That's how Republicans drive votes. Conservative ideas are intellectually bankrupt, objective failures. (Assuming you do remember the Bush administration.) Fear is all the GOP has left.
QotD?: Did you wake up where you expected to?
Writing time yesterday: 1.25 hours (revisions)
Hours slept: 5.75 hours (interrupted, though I did manage some airplane napping)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (very disrupted sleep hours)
Number of FEMA troops on my block building solar arrays to undermine the American fossil fuel industry: 0
Currently reading: Interesting Times by Terry Pratchett