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Season Greetings

I would like to wish all my readers best wishes for the holidays. Keep warm. By the way, if you would like to get that wallpaper, you can download the Windows 7 theme from Microsoft Personalization Gallery here, its called ‘Holiday Lights’ 🙂

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Seasons Greetings from Teching It Easy

I would like to wish Happy Holidays and a Happy/Prosperous 2009 when it comes to all readers of Teching it Easy.

Andre

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Talking about Spam filters may lead scientists to AIDS vaccine

I say bring on the Spam!

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Spam filters may lead scientists to AIDS vaccine

Now this is certainly an interesting article. We have always hoped one day, there could be a cure for AIDS. I wonder if this really could do the trick?

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Spam filters may lead scientists to AIDS vaccine.

Scientists hope method will find patterns in variations of HIV

Software scientists at Microsoft Research have teamed up with biomedical researchers in Seattle, Boston and Perth, Australia, to see if computer techniques used to defeat e-mail spam can also be used to help design a vaccine that can defeat AIDS.

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Gates gives $42.6 million to fight malaria

Combating malaria has been one of the primary goals of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and its latest gift of $42.6 million will fund a nonprofit drug company’s high-tech take on an ancient Chinese remedy.

Working with a biotechnology company, the San Francisco-based Institute for OneWorld Health will try to turn the genetic engineering efforts of Jay Keasling of the University of California, Berkley into an inexpensive and effective drug to fight malaria in the third world. An announcement was expected Monday. Keasling is developing a new way to manufacture artemisinin, which is made from finely ground wormwood plants.

 

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Good job Billg!

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