Paralyzed Rats Walk Again →
unexpectedtech: Rats paralyzed by spinal-cord injury can learn to control their hind limbs again if they are trained to walk in a rehabilitative device while their lower spine is electrically and chemically stimulated. A clinical trial using a similar system built for humans could begin in the next few years. Researchers in Switzerland used electrical and chemical stimulation to excite...
2 New Elements Named on Periodic Table →
unexpectedtech: You can now greet by name two new residents of the period table of elements: Flerovium and Livermorium. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry officially approved names for the elements – which sit at slot 114 and 116, respectively — on May 31. They have until now gone by the temporary monikers ununquadium and ununhexium. Both elements are man-made,...
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Update: 11 year old trans girl lost appeal →
lezbhonest: che-wy: transawareness: The above article is an update. Her mother went to appeal to keep her out of the psychiatric ward and lost. She will be institutionalized because of her expression of her gender. She will be held until she conforms to male gender and then released to foster care, not her mother who was supporting her. Please, if you haven’t signed the petition, sign...
: Let's Talk About Binding! →
tattooed-love-boy: BINDING: for trans*folk, genderbenders, cosplaying, drag, whathaveyou! Bandages VS. Binders Bandages: Don’t bind with bandages! Ever! Using bandages to bind is harmful and may cause: shortness of breath, bruising, broken ribs, fluid build-up in lungs, long term…
WIL WHEATON dot TUMBLR: Zombie apocalypse coming... →
laughterkey: sourfruitlyman: stfuconservatives: missworded: ihopericksantorum: 5/16: McArthur High School HazMat Situation Students, Teachers Decontaminated After Breaking Out In Rash 5/19: No confirmation on chemical at Fort Lauderdale International Airport
fuckyeahhylianbadass: mrschriskendall: everyone has their little friend group thing on here where they send ask’s to each other and tinychat with each other and text each other and do like everything together and have inside jokes and then there is me waiting to get into a group