Archive for March, 2017
Tags: architecture, Artist, autism, cityscape, Drawing, panorama, savant, sketch, Stephen Wiltshire
Tags: cardiovascular, Glenn Gaudette, heart, heart muscle, Joshua Gershlak, Massachusetts, medicine, microvascular, myocardial regeneration, research, spinach, tissue engineering, vascular, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Scientists have found a way to use spinach to build working human heart muscle, potentially solving a long-standing problem in efforts to repair damaged organs. Their study, published this month by the journal Biomaterials, offers a new way to grow a vascular system, which has been a roadblock for tissue engineering.
Tags: adventure, aviator, Calgary, Calgary Balloon Man, Canada, funny, helium balloon, humor, lawn chair pilot, video
Almost 2 years old, but it’s news to me.
Tags: blindness, medicine, Pat Fletcher, sightless, soundscapes, synesthesia
Tags: photography, photojournalism, picture, Politics
Tags: Animal, Cell Division, frog, microscopic photography, reproduction, science, tadpole, Time Lapse Video, video, wildlife
Tags: 1987, Gorbache, history, Iran-Iraq war, photography, picture, Politics, President Reagan
Three decades ago, the long-fought Iran-Iraq war had reached a deadly stalemate, the stock markets took a huge hit on Black Monday in October, American politicians were gearing up for the 1988 presidential race, Baby Jessica was rescued from a well, broadcast live on CNN, and much more. Photographers were also busy documenting the lives of Pee-wee Herman, Menudo, Mikhail Gorbachev, Howard Stern, Princess Diana, Donald Trump, Bernie Goetz, and many others. Take a step into a visual time capsule now, for a brief look at the year 1987.