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T-77: Planning and Doing

Yes, that is the countdown to my stem cell transplant. But that is only half the story. It is T-62 to the day we must be packed and ready for the drive to Houston. 561 more words

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$1 million fundraising launched by Precision Image Analysis

Precision Image Analysis disclosed in an SEC filing, launching a $1 million non-brokered equity financing round. The placement is structured to close in April 2015 should the fundraising target not be reached. 158 more words


Light-activated neurons from stem cells restore function to paralysed muscles

A new way to artificially control muscles using light, with the potential to restore function to muscles paralysed by conditions such as motor neuron disease and spinal cord injury, has been developed by scientists at UCL and King’s College London. 490 more words


The Probing is Complete!

For the past two and a half months, I have been poked, probed, and prodded. Yes, this sounds weird and slightly disturbing, but it is true!  190 more words


One Week Down - Five to Go

We are on day 3 of comfort and high stats, well high stats for our girl. She’s been solidly in the 90′s without any O2 or suctioning – so great. 280 more words

Paglia: Alcohol Drinking of 21 is Past Its Prime

The National Minimum Drinking Age Act, passed by Congress 30 years ago this July, is a gross violation of civil liberties and must be repealed. It is absurd and unjust that young Americans can vote, marry, enter contracts, and serve in the military at 18 but cannot buy an alcoholic drink in a bar or restaurant.

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