Novel interactions between proteins that help in recovering from brain injury

IMAGE: Mechanism of action of inflammatory activation enzymes of Hevin-calcyon interaction view more  Credit: Korea Institute of Science and Technology(KIST) Patients with brain injury (caused by stroke or trauma) primarily rely on rehabilitation therapy for recovery, as there are no other known effective treatment methods. The rate of recovery from brain injury observed in adults is…

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Who Helps Politicians Pick Their Clothes?

I have always wondered how these busy politicians get clothing help: Nancy Pelosi, Jill Biden, Vice President Harris. They cannot possibly take the time to plan their wardrobes. What’s the secret? — Searle, Eugene, Ore. For some reason, the reality that politicians (and their partners) often have help selecting their public-facing wardrobes has always been…

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On the Pointlessness of Pointy Shoes

One also could not easily kneel, or pray, in such shoes, which were sometimes known as “Satan’s claws.” In 1215, Pope Innocent III prohibited clergy members from wearing, among other things, “shoes with embroidery or pointed toes.” The edict was unsuccessful enough that Pope Urban V tried again in 1362. Poulaines swept into England in…

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