Monday, April 25, 2005
Neuroscientists have made two big steps towards creating our future army of mind-reading cyborg drones: remote controlled rats for bomb sniffing and a mind-reading brainscan. My feelings are of course that these are both REALLY FREAKIN COOL, but also kinda scary.
Did you know that about 1 in 5 people has Herpes? There is no cure, although treatments can make it fairly mild, as chronic diseases of the privates go. A study in mice has found a small interfering RNA (siRNA) vaginal gel effective in blocking the virus for up to 10 days in mice. This is great news, since this is a technique that women (particularly in