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Will Alaskan Frogs Power Space Travel?

India’s recent Mars Mission – Mangalyaan – priced at just Rs. 7 per kilometer had many a jaws hanging wide. But it does highlight the dramatically rising interest of mankind to conquer the red planet and its cousins. 1,079 more words


Ogden Half from Hell

I have spent the last 17 weeks training for my first half marathon with a wonderful group of women – Women in Motion. The training was tough and I knew the half was going to be one of the toughest things I’ve ever done. 1,103 more words


Nuclear Rush 2016 (and yet another unfortunate event!)

It started well. It started very well indeed. I had decided that since I wasn’t in one of the early waves (I’d have had to fly down to London on the Friday to be there in time and I’ve had to arrange cover for my classes), I was going to run this one for fun with two good friends; Kirsty and Charlie. 1,821 more words

HYPOTHERMIA - Hints 'n' Tips

Let’s be clear here, conditions on the trail, fell or mountain don’t necessarily need to be bad for Hypothermia to set in. Running and moving fast creates heat and a runner can generate a great deal of heat in a short space of time. 89 more words

Chilling Facts of Cold Water

Hypothermia. Say it out loud and it’s an unpleasant sounding word.

But it has a simple meaning. It’s when the core of your body drops to abnormally low body temperatures and if it goes too low and for too long eventually your heart can stop. 322 more words

Getting a Bloody Nose...

“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” 479 more words


A systematic review of therapeutic hypothermia for adult patients following traumatic brain injury

Critical Care201418:R75    DOI: 10.1186/cc13835



Research into therapeutic hypothermia following traumatic brain injury has been characterised by small trials of poor methodological quality, producing variable results. 282 more words