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Monthly Archives: January 2006

Brg-1 appears to control how stem cells become various kinds of brain cells

Researchers at the Oregon National Primate Research Center at Oregon Health & Science University ( OHSU ) have discovered one key gene that...

Active teen readjusts after paralyzing hunting accident

Thomas "Jay" Harn is just 16, but he's had a passion for hunting since he was barely kindergarten age. On Nov. 5, the Banks County...

Monkey Helpers Lend a ‘Helping Hand’

People who lost the use of their arms and legs face challenges the rest of us can hardly imagine. Some of them are unable...

Program fights mistakes that last lifetime

Chad Thomas said that one moment in the summer of 1998 changed his life forever. Then 18 years old, the now 25-year-old Thomas fell asleep...

The State of Stem Cells, 2006

Hwang Woo-suk's reputation, and the hopes of millions of disabled people, balanced precariously on the outcome of the investigation into his alleged cloning successes....

Toronto Fire Fighters help Rick Hansen raise public awareness about spinal cord injury (SCI)

TORONTO, Jan. 12 /CNW/ - Today, Toronto Fire Fighters joined Rick Hansen and the Man in Motion Foundation to help raise awareness of spinal...

Robot Helps Gunshot Victim Walk Again

CHICAGO -- Spinal cord injuries are among the toughest conditions doctors encounter. So far, science has little to offer paralyzed patients. NBC5's Nesita Kwan reported...

Cloning, Stem Cell, and Bioethics: Another Look

The world may be missing the most important points of South Korea's still unfolding cloning scandal. While Hwang Woo-Suk's stem cells fraud grabs the world's...

Poised for the next step

College student ready to undergo experimental stem cell transplant MISHAWAKA -- Joey McTigue relies on his muscular shoulders and arms to pull himself down the...

Let's Get Together, Inc.

New Mobility Magazine's Person of the Year in 2001.  I've created this site to promote the disability rights movement.  It's dedicated to the pioneers...