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Scientists Find ‘Master Switch’ For Inflammatory Diseases

Scientists have discovered a protein that acts like a “master switch” determining whether white blood cells will boost or dampen inflammation, a discovery that could help researchers find new drugs, or possibly even a cure, for rheumatoid arthritis. Many patients with rheumatoid arthritis are treated with a class of medications called tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors made by a number ... Read More »

Wikipedia turn 10!

Wikipedia turns 10 today. The popular site that is threatening the very existence of a library in your area has completed 10 years of online service. The free collaborative encyclopedia’s growth over the last decade into the fifth most visited Internet site in the world, of course, indicates how much more it’s become than that. Wikipedia, run by the nonprofit ... Read More »

Hunchbacked Dinosaur Strengthens Bird-Dino Link

A large new carnivorous dinosaur unearthed in Spain sported a very unusual pointed hump-like structure on its back, muscular legs and evidence for some of the world’s first feathers, according to a paper in the latest issue of the journal Nature. The dinosaur, Concavenator corcovatus, a.k.a. “the hunchbacked hunter from Cuenca,” lived 130 million years ago in what is now ... Read More »

Monkey Born from Two Mothers

The strangest of the strange has happened. This is what happens when you give a bunch of monkeys to Scientists. But yes, this is really advanced science. Looks like scientists have managed to produce monkeys with genetic material from two mothers. This would really help mothers having inheriting diseases give birth to a healthy child. Now that the good part is over, ... Read More »