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Sweet drug clears cholesterol, reverses heart disease—and was found by parents

In petri dish-based tests, the researchers found that the drug seemed to have the same effects on human cells and plaques.The disease is caused by a genetic mutation that breaks a protein responsible for shuttling cholesterol in cells.

Researchers help shut down spam botnet that enslaved 4,000 Linux machines

A botnet that enslaved about 4,000 Linux computers and caused them to blast the Internet with spam for more than a year has finally been shut down.In February of this year, the group took control of the Internet address belonging to the command server, making it possible for researchers to "sinkhole" the botnet.