Monthly Archives: October 2012

NFL Rams’ Amendola’s Unusual Clavicle Injury – links

A student notified me about this. Of course we’re in the middle of bones and muscles… Wide Receiver for the St. Louis Rams broke his clavicle in a game against the Arizona Cardinals earlier this month. Viewers could see he was frustrated, as he slammed his helmet in the hallway to the locker room. What […]

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Advances Stem Cell Research

The Nobel Prize recognizes two scientists who discovered that mature, specialized cells can be reprogrammed to become immature cells capable of developing into all tissues of the body. Their findings have revolutionized our understanding of how cells and organisms develop. We used to think that human cells become only more and more specialized as an […]

Ipod Controls Bug’s Leg – Video

Imagine the possibilities of this with artificial limbs and even spinal cord injuries – http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2012/09/17/orig-cnn-ideas-greg-gage-backyard-brains.cnn