I’ve actually accomplished a surprising amount in the last two weeks. I told myself I couldn’t write this blog post until I finished the ‘module’ of work I created for myself, so that I could coherently synthesize my thoughts on a range of related items, but I probably shouldn’t have waited this long. 2,112 more words
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By Matt DePoint
University of Minnesota researchers and St. Jude Medical are collaborating to treat some of the most challenging and debilitating movement and neuropsychiatric disorders using deep brain stimulation (DBS), a treatment which uses electrical current to directly stimulate parts of the brain. 509 more words
One of the more peculiar, historic and almost cinematic treatments being discussed in the midst of the ebola crises is the use of blood transfusions. In movies, the blood of a survivor or someone special is often supposed to have some sort of mystical effect on the (usually villainous) recipient. 547 more words
Renewable energies are on the rise in Minnesota, increasingly contributing to the state’s energy supply.
The portion of the state’s energy generated from wind is rapidly growing — up to almost 13 percent today from 3 percent in 2005 — and its solar potential matches portions of Florida and Texas, according to the state… 1,053 more words