Tag: "rocky" at medical news
Scientists Coax Nerve Fibers to Regrow After Spinal Cord Injury
...In contrast, the injured brain and spinal cord are rocky
terrain for nerve fiber growth,” he says. “Finding ways to smooth that road might help the nerve fibers to regrow.” Several molecules in the spinal cord are known to stop nerve fibers from growing. Schnaar refers to these molecules as axon regenera...
Medicinal Plant Rediscovered After 115 Years
... we found the flower blooming in a narrow strip of rocky
land during one of our surveys,' Kumar Ambarish, one of the two scientists, told IANS. The rediscovery of the plant was published in the November issue of Current Science, a reputed Indian journal. The plant was first listed in scientific literat...
Rising Sea Levels Could Disintegrate Antarctic Ice Sheet
... have lifted the buoyant ice sheet's edges off its rocky
base, causing pieces to detach and melt. Today, meltwater from western Antarctica and Greenland is swelling oceans, so eastern Antarctica could easily experience such calving again, Mackintosh said. "The sheet is so large that even small changes ...
500 Pound Man Rescued After 12 Hour Ordeal From Wisconsin River
...nto an aluminum boat, hoping to carry him over the rocky
ground. But he was so heavy that they could move the makeshift stretcher only several feet downstream per hoist. Finally, rescuers created a floating platform by lashing three canoes together and placing four boards across them. That remedy worke...