Category Immunology

ALIENS! yes this week in science, possible discovery of extraterrestrial life

This week in SCIENCE! Might as well come out and admit it, the new evidence in extraterrestrial life is pretty goddamn awesome.  No, they’re not invading.  No, these aliens aren’t even multicellular.  But, biological remains found inside a 2012 meteorite in Sri Lanka have finally been analyzed showing organic structures that distantly mimic extant and […]

an HIV baby cured, sex > aspirin, MIT labs do it again, and an teenage American nuclear physicist

It was one of those days yesterday when you wake up and log onto the news and find something that’s truly cool.  An infant, placentally infected with HIV, was treated very quickly as a neonate with a triple threat of known anti-retroviral therapies (unconventional).  Fast forward to about 2 years of age… At this point, […]

this week in science! Zombie cells, resources for anatomy, and how my favorite seafood will save babies

Scientists really need to know when to stop.  Zombie cells.      WTF cutting through the mumbojumbo… guy invented a 1-time flu vaccination. well done this would be a perfect and mindnumbing fight club between biochem, micro and immuno.  in this fight club battle royale, we all know Vaughn would eventually take home the belt.   […]

This week, in boredom

I’m bored on the net a lot, so here’s a smattering of interesting science news for the bored among the OMS masses. I know leprosy isn’t such a huge issue in countries such as ours, but leprosy causes significant damage to a victim physically and socially in many developing regions.  Check out the link to […]