A New Chapter in the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks — NIH finally invites her family to discuss the use of her extraordinary cells.
Researchers invent a new approach to assembling big structures out of LEGO-like blocks
Methane Ice Worms: Hesiocaeca methanicola Colonizing Fossil Fuel Reserves — Methane ice worms? That's some pretty alien life right there, here on Earth. (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)
New Hot Zones now cover 5% of Earth; Only Fix is Halting CO2 — Nothing to see here, citizen. Move along. Just liberal lies masquerading as "facts" and "data", as most liberal lies do.
Victor Hugo’s theory for why the rich resent the poor — Thus presaging the modern Republican party with frightening accuracy.
Oregon's GOP Chair Wants to Sprinkle Nuclear Waste From Airplanes — Because… I don't know. Every time I think I've seen the depths of conservative lunacy, something new, weirder and even more stupid comes along. In my adoptive home state, no less… (Snurched from
QotD?: What happens once in a lifetime?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 7.5 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.5 hours (stationary bike)
Number of FEMA troops on my block forcing conservatives to enroll in Obamacare: 0
Currently reading: Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program by Sharon Salzberg