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Monthly Archives: August 2006

Rocket Technology used to Develop a Physical Therapy Device

NASA Technology Helping Injured U.S. Troops Patented NASA technology that originally enhanced robotics and sounding rockets is now aiding U.S. soldiers returning from overseas duty with spinal cord or traumatic brain injuries, at Walter Reed...

New Research On Spinal Cord Injury Funded By Speeding Fines

More than a dozen Rochester scientists seeking ways to reverse or lessen the effects of paralysis and other effects of spinal cord injury will begin new projects and continue promising research, thanks to motorists...

Boca quadriplegic fights to walk again

Kevin Mullin's life changed forever October 6, 2003. At 24, Mullin of Boca Raton was an athletic swimmer and scuba diver who landed a job at a pharmaceutical staffing company two months prior to that...

‘Ethical’ stem cell lines created

Human embryonic stem cell lines have been generated without embryos being destroyed, according to researchers. A US team created the lines by removing single cells from embryos, a process that left them intact, they report...

CU enters stem cell big league

AURORA - The University of Colorado has scored a $6 million gift from Denver's Gates family and gained a top Texas researcher, two major steps toward transforming CU into one of the country's premier...

NASA Technology Helping Injured U.S. Troops

Patented NASA technology that originally enhanced robotics and sounding rockets is now aiding U.S. soldiers returning from overseas duty with spinal cord or traumatic brain injuries, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington,...

Two decades later, Hansen is still a man in motion

VANCOUVER -- With muscular shoulders dominating his powerful athletic frame and not a trace of age on his still-boyish face, Rick Hansen looks young and fit enough to head out on another marathon wheelchair...

Right under our noses

I AM writing from the perspective of a neurobiologist, who has been working in the area of neural Regeneration for over 20 years. This has led to a concerted research program in the past five...

Regeneration study could offer hope to humans

The genes and proteins in salamanders and frog tadpoles hold secrets that IUPUI researchers hope will lead them to discover how to regenerate limbs and tissues in humans. Scientists with the Indiana University Center for...

Learning a new routine

Injured Tucson gymnast endures Rehabilitation in Colorado, where he begins to heal and adapts to life as a quadriplegic ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Drew Donnellan reaches his lips to the plastic straw sticking out of his...