Tag Archives: Injuries

Could an extremophile hold the secret to treatment of devastating injuries?

Biologists have been aware of the existence of disordered proteins for decades but long dismissed them as inconsequential. IDPs are so poorly understood that there is still no clear consensus on what constitutes one. In fact, for the most part, their functions remain unknown. What scientists do know is that not all disordered proteins are… Read More »

Injuries Pile Up from Electric Scooters

Jan. 25, 2019 — Nearly 250 patients were treated at two Los Angeles emergency departments in one year because of mishaps on electric scooters, a new study has found. The scooters — those shareable two-wheeled vehicles you can pick up spontaneously on a street corner and drop off almost wherever you wish — are touted… Read More »