Put Up On: 23 August

Jörg C. Gerlach has invented a way to harvest stem cells from the healthy skin of burn victims, put them into a solution, and spray those skin stem cells back onto the burns and regenerate healthy skin in a matter of days.

The Skin Gun (via National Geographic)

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Put Up On: 15 March
Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan

(Source: miniaturegarden)

Put Up On: 17 February
Study Suggests That You Really Can Die Of A Broken Heart

"This is another in a long line of accumulating, well-documented effects of stress on the body," said Herbert Benson, a mind-body researcher at Harvard Medical School. "Stress must be viewed as a disease-causing entity."

Put Up On: 1 February
Hand of a premature baby lit by ultrared light.This light is use to  find the baby’s veins, which are very small, to allow drugs and fluids  to be administered intravenously. Babies born before 37 weeks of  development require constant monitoring in a contained environment.  Their immune system and internal organs are underdeveloped and they  have difficulty maintaining a constant body temperature. Photographed at  The Sofia Childrens Hospital, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Hand of a premature baby lit by ultrared light.
This light is use to find the baby’s veins, which are very small, to allow drugs and fluids to be administered intravenously. Babies born before 37 weeks of development require constant monitoring in a contained environment. Their immune system and internal organs are underdeveloped and they have difficulty maintaining a constant body temperature. Photographed at The Sofia Childrens Hospital, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.