Links for 3rd December 2008

Fresh from the clogged tubes of teh intarwubs…

  1. Memories may be stored on your DNA

    "Many genes are already coated with methyl groups. When a cell divides, this "cellular memory" is passed on and tells the new cell what type it is – a kidney cell, for example. Miller and Sweatt argue that in neurons, methyl groups also help to control the exact pattern of protein expression needed to maintain the synapses that make up memories." Whoa, the Singularity/upload crown are gonna love this; another blow to the notion of an uncopyable intellect.

    Tagged with: scienceresearchneurosciencebrainmemoryDNAtranscription

  2. OpenGoo: An Open Source Web Office

    "It is a complete solution for every organization to create, collaborate, share and publish all its internal and external documents." Need to get a test install of this sorted out soon.

    Tagged with: onlineofficesoftwaretoolsapplicationsopen-sourcecollaborationgroupware

  3. CSS Angles: Just the Edge Your Web Page Needs!

    "I started playing around with the border property a lot, seeing what could actually be done, what works in which browsers, and how I could combine it with other elements to create some really unique effects."

    Tagged with: CSSwebdevdesignpresentationborderangles

Leave a Reply