Wednesday, December 3, 2008


British researchers have found a way to use a patient's own stem cells to repair their hearts. They should be ready for human trials within 3 years. This could eliminate the need for heart transplants.

The new issue of Lone Star Stories (free online) has a story by Nina Kiriki Hoffman.

Craig T. Nelson will be playing a villain in a 3-episode arc of CSI:NY.

Fred Thompson will guest star on Life on Mars as the chief of detectives.

The Telegraph has an article about a mechanical glove being used to restore dexterity in a musician's hand after a stroke.

CNet has an article about companies that will pay you for your old (but working) electronics.

The Book Design Review blog lists their favorite book covers of 2008. Note: these are their best in terms of cover design, not artwork. There are very few with what I would consider artwork even included, but several of the designs are impressive.

DVRs for tonight:
8pm Pushing Daisies
9pm Private Practice & Life

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