I knew. I don’t really recall how I found out. Probably a friend of a friend saw the information on Facebook or had let me know that he was engaged, or I saw it in an obituary in the newspaper. 631 more words
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When it comes to polar research, the University of Minnesota is striving to reach new heights — or rather, new depths.
In June, construction began on a first-of-its-kind drilling platform that U researchers will use to penetrate almost 11,000 feet below the surface of the main polar ice cap in East Antarctica. 438 more words
My intention in writing this blog has been to (hopefully, if even on the most micro of levels) help shift the ohhh-so-often all consuming lens of fear and despair that most people with these ‘dis-eases’ are seeing and moving through life within. 1,658 more words
For startup companies strapped for funds, making it to product launch can take a long time. Most get there in three to five years, but for others it can take longer, even a decade. 394 more words
Implanted devices have helped people with hearing loss for many years. Most of these devices stimulate the auditory nerve associated with the cochlea, a bony inner ear structure. 472 more words