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Comment Re:"use of force" (Score 1) 304

NATO intervened in Yugoslavia after the Belgrade regime committed serious crimes against humanity

Yeah, right. NATO intervened before all those serious crimes, just not so openly. They supported KLA (they were terrorist, then suddenly they were not; how convenient). But please, keep repeating same Sui generis bullshit, someone might believe you.

Submission + - 'We Have Learned Nothing from the Genome': Venter->

RandCraw writes: Der Spiegel recently interviewed Craig Venter (founder of Celera, sequencer of most of the first human genome — his own) on his role in the Human Genome Project . Never one to mince words, Venter was quick to dismiss the project as practically useless:

Venter: ...what else have I learned from my genome? Very little. We couldn't even be certain from my genome what my eye color was. Isn't that sad?...

SPIEGEL: So the Human Genome Project has had very little medical benefits so far?

Venter: Close to zero to put it precisely.

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How a Key Enzyme Repairs Sun-Damaged DNA 97

BraveHeart writes "Researchers have long known that mammals, including humans, lack a key enzyme — one possessed by most of the animal kingdom and even plants — that reverses severe sun damage. For the first time, researchers have witnessed how this enzyme works at the atomic level to repair sun-damaged DNA. 'Normal sunscreen lotions convert UV light to heat, or reflect it away from our skin. A sunscreen containing photolyase could potentially heal some of the damage from UV rays that get through.'"

Submission + - Today's best CPUs compared... to Pentium 4 3.8GHz->

Dr. Damage writes: How do current $74 CPUs compare to the $133 ones? To exclusive $1K Extreme Editions? Interesting questions, but what if you took a five-year-old Pentium 4 3.8GHz and pitted it against today's CPUs in a slew of games and other applications? The results are eye-opening.
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Comment Re:Not so fast.. (Score 1) 548

The Russians made their own bed when they cut a deal with Hitler to slice up Eastern Europe. Had they joined forces with the Allies in 1939 it's probable that Germany would have been crushed and the Great Patriotic War would never have happened.

Yeah, right.

Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact was signed full year later.

Nature always sides with the hidden flaw.