Inflammatory Bowel Disease: “tweaking ETS2 to be more active could make macrophages in the lab resemble the ones seen in IBD patients.” 🆓

Link. “when they looked at the genetic make-up of IBD patients, they found that 95% of patients in their sample carried at least one copy of a specific enhancer variant that seems to boost ETS2 activity…

… MEK inhibitors, should be able to quiet down the inflammation triggered by ETS2”

If it holds up … it’s big.

Incompetent Israeli gov influence operation on Twitter: “ChatGPT, the artificial intelligence-powered chatbot, was used to generate many of the posts”

Link. “FakeReporter, an Israeli misinformation watchdog, identified the effort in March …

… accounts with profile photos of Black men posted about being a “middle-aged Jewish woman.” …

… On its LinkedIn page, Stoic has promoted its ability to run campaigns backed by A.I … [later removed]”

Targeted specific NY legislators. I wonder how good the posts were.

Trump’s Apprentice con: “I signed an expansive nondisclosure agreement that promised a fine of $5 million and even jail time if I were to ever divulge what actually happened. It expired this year.”

Link. I signed an expansive nondisclosure agreement that promised a fine of $5 million and even jail time if I were to ever divulge what actually happened. It expired this year.

“Although very few programs are out-and-out fake, there is deception at play in every single reality program”