Thursday, September 24, 2009

Bits and Pieces - September 24, 2009

For the first time, a vaccine has some effect against AIDS. Now to figure out why, and why it doesn't always work.

Boring can be good. Roger Cohen suggests that if Germany can be boring, maybe the Middle East can eventually be too.

Another good explanation of why all the technology and drugs in the world may not be what dying people need.

A triumph of advertising over the environment.

An Anglo-Saxon gold hoard in photos.

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