Study suggests ‘sleeping sickness’ parasite mutated to evade immune system defences

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 Research teams from the universities of Georgia and Glasgow discovered the mechanism the Trypanosome parasite evolved for “sleeping sickness” disease to circumvent the human immune system. Their study follows a recent African outbreak of the disease this parasite causes. The discovery is expected to help develop a cure preventing future deaths. The 1998–2001 sleeping sickness epidemics in South Sudan, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Uganda caused tens of thousands ofContinue reading

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Plane crashes into office block in Austin, Texas/suicide note

This is the online suicide letter authored by Andrew Stack, the man believed to be responsible for flying a light aircraft into a building in Austin, Texas. It was originally posted at Stack’s site, http://embeddedart.com/. The hosting company, T35, took the site offline per an FBI request. The note is reproduced here in its entirety. If you’re reading this, you’re no doubt asking yourself, “Why did this have to happen?” The simple truth is thatContinue reading

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Tips For Quality Glass Replacement In Wyoming

Here’s An Opinion On: Horsham 4×4 Equipment byAlma Abell If your windshield or other auto glass panel is damaged, it is important to have it repaired or replaced as quickly as possible to ensure your safety and the safety of your passengers and other road users. A damaged windshield impacts your visibility, undermines the structural integrity of your car and makes your vehicle look less than perfect. If the damage is minor and you actContinue reading

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Copiapó, Chile mining accident: in depth

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 The rescue of the Chilean miners trapped in the San José Mine in Copiapó, codenamed Operación San Lorenzo (San Lorenzo Operation), began on Tuesday night, at around 20:00 local time (23:00 UTC). Florencio Ávalos was the first miner to be rescued, at 00:12 local time (03:12 UTC) on Wednesday. He was wearing a shirt signed by all his fellow miners. “The first miner is already with us. We saw it all,Continue reading

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Category:Iain Macdonald (Wikinewsie)/Aviation

Aviation articles by Wikinewsie Iain Macdonald. Power firm helicopter strikes cables, crashes near Fairfield, California Germany bans Mahan Air of Iran, citing ‘security’ Lion Air disaster: Crashed jet’s voice recorder recovered from Java Sea Iranian cargo plane crashes into Karaj houses Police warn new drone owners to obey law after disruption at UK’s Gatwick Airport Rescue helicopter crash kills six in Abruzzo, Italy UK Civil Aviation Authority issues update on Shoreham crash response Nigerian jetContinue reading

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The Many Uses Of Kitchen Tables

Here’s An Opinion On: Diy Cabinets Online By Nicholas Jarder You would be quick to dismiss that kitchen tables are only best for dining rooms. Since the name implies that the use for one is in that particular location of the house, you can’t really blame yourself. However if you would quit assuming and instead, look on the other ways that these tables can be used for, you could redeem how closed-minded you have been.Continue reading

Copiapó, Chile mining accident: in depth

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 The rescue of the Chilean miners trapped in the San José Mine in Copiapó, codenamed Operación San Lorenzo (San Lorenzo Operation), began on Tuesday night, at around 20:00 local time (23:00 UTC). Florencio Ávalos was the first miner to be rescued, at 00:12 local time (03:12 UTC) on Wednesday. He was wearing a shirt signed by all his fellow miners. “The first miner is already with us. We saw it all,Continue reading

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Media round-up: April Fools’ Day 2008

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 Many media outlets traditionally deliberately spread hoaxes on April Fools’ Day, including notable quality sources such as National Geographic and Science. The popular British tabloid The Sun wrote that French President Nicolas Sarkozy is to undergo stretch surgery to make him taller than his wife, Italian artist and model Carla Bruni. The report claimed the 5 foot 5 inch leader would be made 5 inches taller in one year using aContinue reading

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Microsoft to track legal marijuana with new partner Kind Financial

Sunday, June 19, 2016 Microsoft announced on Thursday they are partnering with KIND Financial to help governments track the production and distribution of legal marijuana. Kind Financial, a California-based start-up company, began selling its Agrisoft Seed to Sale software three years ago. Microsoft is admitting Kind’s software on the Government portion of its Azure cloud service. Although Kind Financial CEO David Dinenberg stressed to The Guardian they “absolutely do not touch the plant”, his companyContinue reading

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