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Friday, February 6, 2009
interstitial - Karey Mullis
Altermune linker - the possibility of taking a pre-existing molecule that can fight an attacking bacteria instantly.
I'm going to have to link back when I read more so I can explain more.
Though his metaphor was effective: how do we get attacking bacteria off the street really fast? When you stop a speeding car on the road, don't just pull it over, toss a dime bag in the back seat and arrest the mother.
It's how we can keep a rat infected with anthrax alive.
Chris Anderson was trying to wrap him up because of time and asked him if it was his last slide? Yes. "But it's a long and boring slide." "It wouldn't be boring if you were a rat with anthrax."