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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1955 Travers/Coons Indy car

3 days agoVehicles / Cars :

What if Howard Keck hadn’t pulled the plug on the development of this Travers/Coons-built 1955 Indy car for sale on before the 1955 running of the Indianapolis 500? What if the Leo Goossen-designed V-8 meant for the car had run the way he intended it? Would Vukovich have crashed on the 57th lap of […]

Los Angeles Medical Team Performs California's First Auditory Brainstem Implant Surgery on Toddler at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Part of Only NIH-funded Study of Device's Safety and Use In Young Children

A Los Angeles team of scientists and surgeons from Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC), Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI) reported that sound registered in the brain of a deaf Canadian boy for the first time after doctors activated a hearing device that had been surgically implanted in his brainstem.

USC scientists discover immune system component that resists sepsis in mice

Molecular microbiologists from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) have discovered that mice lacking a specific component of the immune system are completely resistant to sepsis, a potentially fatal complication of infection. Show More Summary

Flamingo Friends

Keck & Lisa is a ridiculously fun, adorable shop on Zadelstraat, by Mariaplaats. They sell all sorts of colorful, beautiful home and garden items and I always want to buy at least half of everything they have. When I was … Continue reading ?

Southeast Asia links: Three-finger salutes, Vietnam's new ships, ASSK's 'public disorder' and more

Carl Thayer walks us through Vietnam's thinking on new strategies to deter China. Japan's Shinzo Abe looks for greater relations in Southeast Asia. Zachary Keck looks at Southeast Asia's retreat from democracy. In a worrying sign for...Show More Summary

Soda consumers may be drinking more fructose than labels reveal

LOS ANGELES — Soda consumers may be getting a much higher dose of the harmful sugar fructose than they have been led to believe, according to a new study by the Childhood Obesity Research Center (CORC) at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC), part of Keck Medicine of USC. read more

Philippines Releases Photos Of China's Construction In Disputed South China Sea

Submitted by Zachary Keck via The Diplomat, On Thursday the Philippines released photos to validate its claim that China is building structures and a possible airstrip on the disputed Johnson Reef. As Shannon reported yesterday, on Wednesday...Show More Summary

Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio Features Professional Bass Fishing Champion Woo Daves

Virginia game wardens also join host Rob Keck to talk about their exciting conservation careers Woo Daves, 2000 Bassmaster Classic winner, will share his expert advice about bass fishing strategies on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World radio. The show will...

India links: Amethi, climate change, nukes, demographic dividend, Kejriwal and more

Why the Gandhi family seat of Amethi is the most watched of the 64 seats that went to the polls this week. Over at The Diplomat, Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck speak to Jeff M Smith on the China-India rivalry. This photo essay looks at...Show More Summary

First potentially habitable Earth-sized planet confirmed by Gemini and Keck observatories

The first Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting within the habitable zone of another star has been confirmed by observations with both the W. M. Keck Observatory and the Gemini Observatory. The initial discovery, made by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, is one of a handful of smaller planets found by Kepler and verified using large ground-based telescopes. Show More Summary

First potentially habitable Earth-sized planet confirmed by Gemini and Keck observatories

"The Keck and Gemini data are two key pieces of this puzzle," says Quintana. "Without these complementary observations we wouldn't have been able to confirm this Earth-sized planet." read more

Quality of life good 10 years after esophagectomy and gastric pull-up

Long-term survivors after esophagectomy with gastric pull-up can enjoy a satisfying meals and good quality of life according to a new study from a team of researchers at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles. Show More Summary

The House Of Tomorrow (1933)

Illustrated postcard of the House of Tomorrow, designed by architect George Fred Keck in conjunction with the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair. You knew it was the house of tomorrow because it had ten sides. Anything less is downright unfuturistic. [Historical Images of Porter County] More »      

Keck Medicine of USC research may point to better predictor of prostate cancer survival

New research by USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists demonstrates that measuring circulating tumor cells (CTCs) – the cells that spread cancer through the body – may be a better predictor of patient survival than the prostate specific antigen (PSA). read more

A good life, spent usefully, to help

I was on the organizing committee and attended a National Academy of Sciences and W.M. Keck Foundation-sponsored meeting several months ago addressing the science and technology of “Smart Prosthetics”.  “Smart” prosthetics use information...Show More Summary

Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio Interviews Archery Trade Association’s Jay McAninch

Kip Adams of the Quality Deer Management Association will also join host Rob Keck. Interest in archery and bowhunting is skyrocketing and listeners tuning into Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World radio show can learn how the Archery Trade Association is nurtu...

Competitive Eaters Request Help Studying Black Holes

5 months agoOdd : Geekosystem

The International Federation of Competitive Eating is looking to space to help advance their sport. The organization responsible for Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest recently wrote a letter to the W.M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii as part of their campaign to observe a black hole and learn from its insatiable appetite.

Experimental stroke drug also shows promise for people with Lou Gehrig's disease

Keck School of Medicine of USC neuroscientists have unlocked a piece of the puzzle in the fight against Lou Gehrig's disease, a debilitating neurological disorder that robs people of their motor skills. Their findings appear in the March...Show More Summary

The Best of Slog: Resurrections, Debates, and Other Stuff That Isn't Alec Baldwin's Fault

5 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Mayor Murray Brings Dead Man Back to Life: Oh my God. Every Cake Has Two Sides: Dan Savage on the bakery discrimination issue. Every Story Doesn't Need Both Sides: If one of the sides is a terrible bigot. Bare Minimum: Tim Keck says there must be a way to raise the minimum wage and keep small, independent businesses alive. Show More Summary

Keck Medicine of USC scientists uncover 2 micro mechanisms that regulate immune system

A Keck Medicine of USC-led team of microbiologists has identified previously unknown interactions between critical proteins in the human immune response system, uncovering two independent regulatory mechanisms that keep the body's immune response in check. Show More Summary

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