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Submission + - SPAM: Encryption Primer for SQL Server Data

DatabaseJournal writes: As a database developer or DBA there is not a lot you can do about a legitimate user sharing confidential data. However, you can minimize the risks of someone breaking into our database and browsing around to find confidential information. This article explores how you can use SQL Server features to encrypt your confidential data.
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Submission + - Plant grown insulin could be a diabetes cure. (ucf.edu) 2

MamaEri writes: "In a study by UCF professor Henry Daniell, he found that by genetically splicing insulin into Tobacco and Lettuce plants, these produce an insulin laced plant. Then he gave a freeze-dried powder of these plants to mice with diabetes. After 8 weeks the mice had normal sugar levels and were producing their own insulin."

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