Fire-breathing buses threaten London

Creme de la peculiar ...

Screaming commuters flee Godzilla-style carnage

(link) [The Register]

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Science Cooks Up Deadly Proteins

This is a fine overview piece on the biology of BSE and other prion diseases. There are a lot of good links in this one to sites dealing with this issue that I'd never heard of before. A fine job of reportage.

Researchers build their own deadly prion, the malformed protein that decimates the brains of bovines with mad-cow disease and victims of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. By Kristen Philipkoski.

(link) [Wired News]

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Kahle vs Ashcroft: Copyright Battle Continues

The Eldred case challenged the length of copyright expansion, this case challenges the breadth. These guys might be on to something here. See the FAQ.

(link) [Slashdot]

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