Well here’s an intriguing article that may interest you, it certainly caught my eye as a diabetic! In a world first researchers at Uppsala University and SLU have found a new way of accelerating wound healing. The technology and the mode of action method published in the highly ranked journal PNAS involves using lactic acid bacteria as vectors to produce and deliver a human chemokine on site in the wounds.
Christmas has gone, a new year has begun and the January blues are over. Time to crack on and kick some virtual and actual butts!
We’ve launched a new petition which we need your assistance with, we need you to champion this just as we shall. Please sign and share the heck out of this, we have ONLY 6 months to get a whopping 100k signatures.
It’s time we had recognition from government as to how important disabled parking bays are to those with limited mobility. So please, work with us, and we’ll smash the 100,000 signatures required by government.
Let’s do this!
We often clamour for a chance to have our voices heard, well now is your chance, please can you take just a few minutes to complete this questionnaire created by Helen Dolphin over at People’s Parking. This survey aims to find out how safe wheelchair and scooter users feel travelling on the bus in 2018.
Click here to go to their survey.
A tiny caterpillar-inspired robot that can walk, crawl, jump, and even swim, should one day be able to patrol the human body from the inside, according to researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, Germany, who describe their work in a Nature paper.
In our house most of the talk revolves around things that have been learned. You can guarantee there’ll be a conversation about chickens, Lego, the Titanic or similar. But the king is and probably will always be Minecraft!
And that may be a very good thing indeed! Lampreys are jawless, eel-like fish that, about 550 million years ago, shared a common ancestor with humans. The observation that a lamprey can fully recover from a severed spinal cord without medication or other treatment is what spurred this study. They can go from paralysis to full swimming behaviour in 10 to 12 weeks.