Paralyzed mice with spinal cord injury made to walk again

Most people with spinal cord injury are paralyzed from the injury site down, even when the cord isn’t completely severed. Why don’t the spared portions of the spinal cord keep working? Researchers now provide insight into why these nerve pathways remain quiet. They also show that a small-molecule compound, given systemically, can revive these circuits in paralyzed mice, restoring their ability to walk.
Source: Science Daily

UN Security Council paralyzed over Israel-Gaza violence

UN Security Council paralyzed over Israel-Gaza violenceThe talks opened at UN headquarters in New York with a moment of silence for the 60 Palestinians who died Monday, the majority killed by Israeli fire, in the bloodiest day in Gaza since 2014. The deaths overshadowed the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem, relocated from Tel Aviv in fulfillment of a campaign promise by US President Donald Trump, whose daughter Ivanka attended the inaugural ceremony.


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Six dead, streets flooded, cities paralyzed by massive East Coast storm

  1. Six dead, streets flooded, cities paralyzed by massive East Coast storm  Washington Post
  2. Millions Still Without Power After East Coast Storm  Wall Street Journal
  3. Slow-moving nor’easter hammers East Coast, kills at least five  NBCNews.com
  4. NWS Boston on Twitter: “[COASTAL FLOODING] Take this storm seriously! This is a LIFE & DEATH situation for those …  Twitter
  5. Winter Storm Riley Still Battering the East With Strong Winds and Coastal Flooding  The Weather Channel
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