Friday, January 18, 2008


After studying twins (one of which has leukemia and the other is healthy although both have pre-leukemia stem cells), researchers have identified that a 2nd mutation is needed to trigger the disease. This discovery will lead to better, more effective treatments. The full article is at BBC News.

The studios and directors came to an agreement. Let's hope that this means the writers can make a deal too, not just that the studios value directors far more than they do the writers. There are lots of articles, but the most informative I saw were at Zap2It and E! News.

SF Signal has provided links to free online versions of stories nominated for the 2007 Preliminary Nebula nominees.

Greg Johnson of SF Site has posted his list of the Best books of 2007. It is not just the usual suspects.

Researchers have discovered that corkscrew shapes are the best way to hold liquids in zero-G so they flow properly.

DVRs for tonight (all the CBS shows are finales):
5pm Flash Gordon
7pm Stargate Atlantis
8pm Ghost Whisperer
9pm Moonlight & Monk
10pm Numb3rs & Psych

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