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A new continent for him, and a new job for her.

Ga arrived safely in Mumbai, India and soon got settled in his new accommodation. If you look at the photograph above, the multi-story tin house he shared with a family of 10 other people is roughly in the centre. 1,709 more words


The Vintage Market

The Vintage Market has come and gone. Care to step into our booth? I managed to grab a few shots while we were still setting up. 453 more words


Treasured Memories: A Letter to a Friend

To my dearest Emma,

Now you and I both know I would never start a letter like that and neither would you. I think I’m trying to be politically correct because this is a public forum but still it sounds so wrong. 2,467 more words


Thoughts on Vertex, Spin Machines and Destabilization

Yesterday, UNC School of Medicine published a research article in Science Translation Medicine saying that they found evidence that Vertex Pharmaceuticals experimental potentiator drug—the one that is supposed to move the defective CFTR protein—is destabilizing the CFTR protein after the corrector drug fixes it.


The Cystic Fibrosis Trust Abseil


Every year the Cystic Fibrosis Trust come up with some amazing ways to fundraise for the trust, whether that be as simple as a local cake sale or 55 mile cyc… 371 more words

Why drug development for treating cystic fibrosis may be harder than we think

Cystic fibrosis is a disease caused by a mutation in the CFTR gene, the mutation causes the CFTR protein to be disabled and without the protein, salts and mineral levels cannot be controlled as efficiently, leaving thick builds up of mucus in the lungs and other mucus secreting parts of the body. 309 more words


Head cold

Unfortunately I could not avoid it. I fought it for over a week but unfortunately the cold won. I have a head cold that is playing havoc with my throat, ears and nose plus causing much pain in my sinuses. 294 more words

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