CHATBOX
Anonymous inquired:

How dirty do patients get? Are nurses constantly cleaning up after patients?

nightnursenotes:

northwestnurse:

adenosinetriesphosphate:

medsurgnurse:

Remember that time you were really, really sick? I don’t mean the mono episode in college or when you had that terrible bronchitis/flu combo during that snowstorm.

I mean that time you were convinced you had expelled your entire digestive tract through one end or the other. Was it something you ate? Drank? Those kids you babysat? Whatever the source, you were sick as a dog, sitting on the toilet, spewing into the bathtub. You threw out your underwear, and when you finally had the strength to wash your hair, it was horrendous.

Now, you were fortunate because you could take care of your own self. Imagine you couldn’t. Maybe you’re too weak, maybe you have arthritis or are partially paralyzed because of an accident or a massive stroke.

And you’re in the hospital, one sick puppy. You’re massively embarrassed. You can’t control your bodily fluids. But your nurse, bless his heart, is professional. He’s patient. He cleans you up and every time he does it, you want to crawl into a hole and die. Not because of how he makes you feel, though. He distracts you, talks about the weather, asks about your kids. He gets to know you as a person. Sometimes he has help from the techs but sometimes he doesn’t. But each time you know that you’re his priority.

If you can’t seriously see yourself being that nurse, because you can’t see yourself or someone you love being that patient, then maybe you shouldn’t see yourself being a nurse at all.

Good answer.

Fab answer.

You’ve seen nothing until you’ve seen a dirty protest

Or your favourite mug goes missing - you later find it in the patients toilet with a poo inside.

You nailed it.

I actually forgot I wrote that!

Also had a patient say he wanted to poo on my shoe. He did whilst I wasn’t looking.

Moral of story: poo and pumps don’t mix

♥ 220 — 21 hours ago on 29 Sep 2014 — via nursingfinds (source)
Freebies from @boohooofficial #studentnurse #studentlife #boohoo #wherewestand

Freebies from @boohooofficial #studentnurse #studentlife #boohoo #wherewestand

♥ 1 — 22 hours ago on 29 Sep 2014

Fab A&P notes from a fellow student nurse!

♥ 3 — 22 hours ago on 29 Sep 2014

Classic triad of symptoms in aortic stenosis (source)

Angina, Syncope and Dyspnea (from heart failure) is the classic triad.

BONUS: Back in the day aortic valve replacement was not available, so they watched people with severe aortic stenosis to see how long they live. A classic pimp question is mortality based on that triad of symptoms if the aortic valve is not replaced. Average life expectancy is:

  • Dyspnea = 2 years
  • Syncope = 3 years
  • Angina = 5 years

♥ 7 — 1 day ago on 28 Sep 2014 — via medblrreblogs
the-darker-it-gets:

This is actually a SYNTHETIC human cadaver created by SynDaver Labs. It’s designed to help medical students and professionals when there’s a shortage of donated human bodies.

the-darker-it-gets:

This is actually a SYNTHETIC human cadaver created by SynDaver Labs. It’s designed to help medical students and professionals when there’s a shortage of donated human bodies.

♥ 247 — 1 day ago on 28 Sep 2014 — via mindofanursingstudent (source)
togesweg:

northwestnurse:

togesweg:

toenail-fister:

eee-in:

toenail-fister:

proequalityantifeminism:

dontneedfeminism:

endure-and-adore:

Can people please report him. He’s saying it’s okay to rape feminists and he needs to be stopped!

>He’s saying it’s okay to rape feminists
[citation needed]

I went through his twitter feed, and he didn’t say it was okay to rape feminists.  He said it’s not okay to date feminists because they’ll falsely accuse you of rape.
Also, this is the shit that is being said to him:


His statement was very douchey."Listen ladies. If you go by this label. Guys won’t date you."He is a douche, but he sure doesnt deserve comments like that.

Oh shut the actual fuck up
His statement was legitimate
"oh my god. he doesn’t want to date girls because they’re feminists?"
Like yeah I wouldn’t wanna put up with it either
"omg you want to have sex tonight? Again? how about you stop oppressing me or your sleeping on the couch"
how about no

You’re exaggerating.Calm down.You’re acting like literally everyone who identifies as a feminist is “OMG UHPRESSIN”Nah.Ever heard of critical feminists? Ones who actually know what the fuck they’re doing?Cool the fuck off.

If you think all feminists are angry, delusional and hate men then you’re no better than the feminists that think all MRAs are neckbeards, fat, wear fedoras and hate women.

Prove people wrong then. All I see are angry man hating feminists then the odd person coming forward saying ‘that isn’t real feminism!’  Yet not doing anything about the asshats?If all people see are man hating, ‘cisphobic’ women proclaiming their feminism that is obviously going to be their view of feminism. Women who are fighting against men seeking help from abuse. Women who are doxxing women who don’t agree with them. Threatening children for daring to have an opposing argument. Women who have turned themselves into victims and hate it when a women is strong enough to say otherwise. Lots of women who WERE feminists have now turned away and named themselves Egalitarian because of these reasons. Including myself.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m an egalitarian myself and I understand why people would view all feminists as man hating and such but I, personally, don’t believe in labelling all because of some.It’s like labelling all Muslims as terrorists or all white people as racists, or all black people as criminals. I may not be for feminism (in first world countries) but I sure am against condemning all, even those that mean well, for actions and words of others

I understand what you’re saying completely. That’s the thing though, I know many many Muslims who are perfectly wonderful people and I wouldn’t even attribute terrorism with them. I see people of Islam condemning terrorists and coming together against militants. Feminism? All I see is hate then the odd person pop up saying ‘THEY ARENT REAL FEMINISTS’ and that’s it. Nothing gets done though by these so called ‘real feminists’. If the ‘real’ feminists want people to support feminism then they need to speak a bit louder to claim back their cause otherwise it’s lost forever. :(

togesweg:

northwestnurse:

togesweg:

toenail-fister:

eee-in:

toenail-fister:

proequalityantifeminism:

dontneedfeminism:

endure-and-adore:

Can people please report him. He’s saying it’s okay to rape feminists and he needs to be stopped!

>He’s saying it’s okay to rape feminists

[citation needed]

I went through his twitter feed, and he didn’t say it was okay to rape feminists.  He said it’s not okay to date feminists because they’ll falsely accuse you of rape.

Also, this is the shit that is being said to him:

His statement was very douchey.
"Listen ladies. If you go by this label. Guys won’t date you."
He is a douche, but he sure doesnt deserve comments like that.

Oh shut the actual fuck up

His statement was legitimate

"oh my god. he doesn’t want to date girls because they’re feminists?"

Like yeah I wouldn’t wanna put up with it either

"omg you want to have sex tonight? Again? how about you stop oppressing me or your sleeping on the couch"

how about no

You’re exaggerating.
Calm down.
You’re acting like literally everyone who identifies as a feminist is “OMG UHPRESSIN”
Nah.
Ever heard of critical feminists? Ones who actually know what the fuck they’re doing?
Cool the fuck off.

If you think all feminists are angry, delusional and hate men then you’re no better than the feminists that think all MRAs are neckbeards, fat, wear fedoras and hate women.

Prove people wrong then. All I see are angry man hating feminists then the odd person coming forward saying ‘that isn’t real feminism!’ Yet not doing anything about the asshats?

If all people see are man hating, ‘cisphobic’ women proclaiming their feminism that is obviously going to be their view of feminism. Women who are fighting against men seeking help from abuse. Women who are doxxing women who don’t agree with them. Threatening children for daring to have an opposing argument. Women who have turned themselves into victims and hate it when a women is strong enough to say otherwise.

Lots of women who WERE feminists have now turned away and named themselves Egalitarian because of these reasons. Including myself.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m an egalitarian myself and I understand why people would view all feminists as man hating and such but I, personally, don’t believe in labelling all because of some.

It’s like labelling all Muslims as terrorists or all white people as racists, or all black people as criminals. I may not be for feminism (in first world countries) but I sure am against condemning all, even those that mean well, for actions and words of others

I understand what you’re saying completely. That’s the thing though, I know many many Muslims who are perfectly wonderful people and I wouldn’t even attribute terrorism with them. I see people of Islam condemning terrorists and coming together against militants.

Feminism? All I see is hate then the odd person pop up saying ‘THEY ARENT REAL FEMINISTS’ and that’s it. Nothing gets done though by these so called ‘real feminists’.

If the ‘real’ feminists want people to support feminism then they need to speak a bit louder to claim back their cause otherwise it’s lost forever. :(

♥ 1005 — 1 day ago on 28 Sep 2014 — via togesweg (source)
togesweg:

toenail-fister:

eee-in:

toenail-fister:

proequalityantifeminism:

dontneedfeminism:

endure-and-adore:

Can people please report him. He’s saying it’s okay to rape feminists and he needs to be stopped!

>He’s saying it’s okay to rape feminists
[citation needed]

I went through his twitter feed, and he didn’t say it was okay to rape feminists.  He said it’s not okay to date feminists because they’ll falsely accuse you of rape.
Also, this is the shit that is being said to him:


His statement was very douchey."Listen ladies. If you go by this label. Guys won’t date you."He is a douche, but he sure doesnt deserve comments like that.

Oh shut the actual fuck up
His statement was legitimate
"oh my god. he doesn’t want to date girls because they’re feminists?"
Like yeah I wouldn’t wanna put up with it either
"omg you want to have sex tonight? Again? how about you stop oppressing me or your sleeping on the couch"
how about no

You’re exaggerating.Calm down.You’re acting like literally everyone who identifies as a feminist is “OMG UHPRESSIN”Nah.Ever heard of critical feminists? Ones who actually know what the fuck they’re doing?Cool the fuck off.

If you think all feminists are angry, delusional and hate men then you’re no better than the feminists that think all MRAs are neckbeards, fat, wear fedoras and hate women.

Prove people wrong then. All I see are angry man hating feminists then the odd person coming forward saying ‘that isn’t real feminism!’  Yet not doing anything about the asshats?If all people see are man hating, ‘cisphobic’ women proclaiming their feminism that is obviously going to be their view of feminism. Women who are fighting against men seeking help from abuse. Women who are doxxing women who don’t agree with them. Threatening children for daring to have an opposing argument. Women who have turned themselves into victims and hate it when a women is strong enough to say otherwise. Lots of women who WERE feminists have now turned away and named themselves Egalitarian because of these reasons. Including myself.

togesweg:

toenail-fister:

eee-in:

toenail-fister:

proequalityantifeminism:

dontneedfeminism:

endure-and-adore:

Can people please report him. He’s saying it’s okay to rape feminists and he needs to be stopped!

>He’s saying it’s okay to rape feminists

[citation needed]

I went through his twitter feed, and he didn’t say it was okay to rape feminists.  He said it’s not okay to date feminists because they’ll falsely accuse you of rape.

Also, this is the shit that is being said to him:

His statement was very douchey.
"Listen ladies. If you go by this label. Guys won’t date you."
He is a douche, but he sure doesnt deserve comments like that.

Oh shut the actual fuck up

His statement was legitimate

"oh my god. he doesn’t want to date girls because they’re feminists?"

Like yeah I wouldn’t wanna put up with it either

"omg you want to have sex tonight? Again? how about you stop oppressing me or your sleeping on the couch"

how about no

You’re exaggerating.
Calm down.
You’re acting like literally everyone who identifies as a feminist is “OMG UHPRESSIN”
Nah.
Ever heard of critical feminists? Ones who actually know what the fuck they’re doing?
Cool the fuck off.

If you think all feminists are angry, delusional and hate men then you’re no better than the feminists that think all MRAs are neckbeards, fat, wear fedoras and hate women.

Prove people wrong then. All I see are angry man hating feminists then the odd person coming forward saying ‘that isn’t real feminism!’ Yet not doing anything about the asshats?

If all people see are man hating, ‘cisphobic’ women proclaiming their feminism that is obviously going to be their view of feminism. Women who are fighting against men seeking help from abuse. Women who are doxxing women who don’t agree with them. Threatening children for daring to have an opposing argument. Women who have turned themselves into victims and hate it when a women is strong enough to say otherwise.

Lots of women who WERE feminists have now turned away and named themselves Egalitarian because of these reasons. Including myself.

♥ 1005 — 1 day ago on 28 Sep 2014 — via togesweg (source)
punkcub:

gaywrites:

Courtesy of The Stigma Project. 

Reblogging again because I’d like this to get some more exposure.

punkcub:

gaywrites:

Courtesy of The Stigma Project

Reblogging again because I’d like this to get some more exposure.

♥ 4208 — 1 day ago on 28 Sep 2014 — via artsciencenursing (source)

er-o:

I actually saw this on tv the other day. Canada may have shitty television but our PSAs are wonderful.

♥ 354751 — 2 days ago on 28 Sep 2014 — via le9gagarny (source)
Anonymous inquired:

Hi! I'm sorry to bother, but I have a question. I have a friend who looks white (blonde, light skin, green eyes) but was actually born and raised in India by her Hindu parents. She practices Hinduism and only recently moved to the states. She still wears traditional clothing, but the other day she posted a picture of herself in her traditional clothes and got a lot of hate for it, people saying it was cultural appropriation. She's bummed out about it and is now questioning her ethnicity. Help?

stirringwind:

1. All those people screaming cultural appropriation at her are ignoramuses who are basically saying, “Wow, you don’t look like my ill-informed, narrow-minded stereotype of what people from this region actually look like!” and “I actually subscribe to horrible, reductionist stereotypes that Indian people can only have dark hair, skin and eyes. Light hair? Green eyes? European (origin) only!” 

This is gonna be a tad long, because it’s gonna delve into biology and history- and it’s because I hope people realise how artificial the US paradigm of race is. It’s woefully incompetent at understanding the biological diversity of our species because it is a social construct. Modern scientists and historians generally refuse to categorise people on the amount of melanin they have because it’s just reductionist and oversimplistic- what they do is classify people by their geographic origin, linguistic and cultural ties. 

2. India is an EXTREMELY diverse country. The Indian subcontinent is so genetically diverse that the only place more genetically diverse is the African continent, aka, the birthplace of humanity. And this is a big deal. I’ll explain why.

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Surprise! People inhabiting an extremely large country that has more than 2000 ethnic groups, members of all the world’s religions, been the site of multiple ancient civilisations, been on the major crossroads of human migration and trade for thousands of years come in multiple colours!

  • Presently, the most widely-accepted theory of our origins is the Recent African Origin, or Out of Africa TheoryThis holds that originally, humans first appeared in Africa, thus all of us have African ancestors. All modern non-Africans are descended from much smaller groups of people who migrated out of Africa, anytime from 65,000 to 125,000 years ago. How do scientists know this? By looking at our DNA, in addition to fossil and archaeological records. They discovered that the differences in the DNA of non-African peoples like say, a German a Japanese and a New Zealand Maori was far less than the genetic differences between people from different African ethnic groups. (Somali, Dinka, Yoruba, San, Kikuyu, Luo etc- I’m BARELY scratching the surface)
  • What this meant was that Africa had to be the original, diverse genetic pool where modern humans first appeared. Everybody else outside of Africa today is descended from much smaller groups of people who left Africa at various times- and that ancestral genetic “bottleneck” is why people who appear to have very different heritage (e.g European vs East Asian) actually have far less genetic variation than the various African peoples.
  • So, India being the second most genetically diverse place on this planet is a big deal- it’s basically second only to THE CRADLE OF HUMANITY. That’s why I’m pretty convinced your friend can have blonde hair and green eyes and still be 100% Made in India.

3. Now, the genetics of India itself.

Genetic studies have shown that if you take a modern Indian from any part of India, no matter how dark or fair they are, his or her lineage will consist of mixing from two main ancestral groups. One is the Ancestral Northern Indians (ANI), and the other the Ancestral Southern Indians (ASI). You may have heard of the ancient Indian caste system which put a lot of social pressure that prohibited marrying outside your caste. Caste discrimination is banned today, but old attitudes do persist. However, even this caste rigidity wasn’t so 4000- 2000 years ago. ANI people married ASI pretty freely, so that’s why every modern Indian has heredity from both groups. So, already to start off, you got quite a fair bit of diversity hidden in people’s genes. 

  • And the next interesting part to explain why it IS possible for Indians to have features stereotyped as “European” is because while the ASI seemed to be genetically unique to the Indian subcontinent, the ANI people are genetically related to Middle-Easterns, Europeans and Caucasians (and I mean this not in the sense of “white” as often used in the US, but the actual region of Caucasus, which borders Europe and Asia).
  • You mentioned she looks “white”- and the American-understanding of “white” being hurled at her by those people screaming cultural appropriation are actually ignorantly treating “white” as synonymous with “European-origin”. In reality, it’s completely useless in the realm of biology. Biologically, there is actually no real dichotomy where “European” suddenly ends and “Asia” begins. 

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  • As I earlier pointed out, well, we’re all kinda related. And it’s not at all earth-shattering that some people from India look like they’re of “European-origin”. Because modern Europeans, Central Asians and the Ancestral Northern Indians are all believed to be descendants of a group of people called the Proto-Indo-Europeans. It’s believed they lived around 6000-7000 years ago. Some modern people that are descended from the Proto-Indo-Europeans are French, Germans, Iranians and Pashtuns (a major ethnic group in Afghanistan).  It’s even been found that Europeans and Indians shared a gene for fair skin from a common ancestor- which is why there ARE people who look like your friend. Naturally, fair skin is just relatively rarer in India vs Europe because more parts of India are located in hotter regions. Therefore, there’s more selection pressure for darker skin which has more melanin to protect from the sun- making fair skin rarer, but still possible. 

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(This is a map of the Kurgan Hypothesis, which is currently the most popular theory for how the Proto-Indo-Europeans migrated from their homeland to settle Europe, Central Asia, Iran, India and Turkey etc)

  • Saying Indians are descendants of the Proto-Indo-Europeans is NOT the same as saying they’re of “European origin”. For example, think of the Proto-Indo-Europeans as like the “mother” of Europeans, Central Asians and the Ancestral Northern Indians- they’re like “sibling” groups, not descendants. The original Indo-Europeans were not “European” in the modern sense. I am clarifying this because plenty of colonial-era scientific racism tried to attribute ancient India’s achievements to “European who left Europe for India”- you might have heard the phrase “Aryan” thrown around in Nazi Germany, which was used to mean “blonde hair, blue eyes”. Nazi scientists and historians also abused it to explain away the sophistication of non-European civilisations in Ancient Egypt and India. In reality, ”Aryan” is derived from the ancient Sanskrit word “Arya" which means "noble". Sanskrit is an ancient language still used in classical Indian texts, and is of Proto-Indo-European origin. For example, the name of the country “Iran” actually means “land of the Aryans”- it was the name ancient Iranians (another people descended from the Proto-Indo-Europeans) gave to what others called the Persian Empire for more than a thousand years before the Third Reich. 

image(Sanskrit manuscript)

  • Furthermore, many languages we often separate as “European” and “Asian” like German, English, French, Italian vs. Hindi, Farsi (Persian), Gujarati, Punjabi, Pashto, Sanskrit etc are ALL classified by linguists as belonging to the same Indo-European language family- which all evolved from the original language the Proto-Indo-Europeans spoke. See how artificial the Europe/Asia dichotomy really is, in terms of human genetics and origin of cultures? 

4. Finally- there’s plenty of modern proof that the region we call Europe today does NOT have a monopoly on producing people with blonde hair, fair skin and green eyes.

This is Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, a popular Indian Bollywood actress who is also known for her striking blue-green eyes. She’s 100% Indian- she was born in Mangalore, India to Indian parents. 

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This is a couple at their wedding- the lady on the left is Indian, from the Southern Indian city of Hyderabad. Her husband is Ethiopian.image

This is a photo of a boy and a woman who is likely his mother, taken in Turkey.

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This is a girl from Darfur, Sudan- an area that has more than 30 ethnic groups.

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This is a Nuristani girl. The Nuristani people are an ethnic group from Afghanistan. 

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5. And in the first place, what makes up a person’s identity IS NOT JUST HOW MUCH or HOW LITTLE MELANIN THEY HAVE.

  • Tell your friend she is 100% Indian, because what makes up her identity is not just how she looks. Identity is what feels most natural to her, and if that identity is indeed very intertwined with major aspects of Indian culture- then well, she IS Indian and noone can say otherwise. 
  • Those people had no right to make her feel awful and “not-Indian enough” because it’s clear she identifies as such due to actually being born there and also practising major aspects of Indian culture. The best example I can think of to explain this is how in the US, people sometimes use the term “Latino” as a race category, with the stereotype that all latinos must have tanned skin and dark hair. In reality, it’s more of a cultural identity. There are fair haired-latinos and darker-skinned latinos whose ancestors included the African slaves brought to the Americas four hundred years ago. But what really makes them “Latino” or “Hispanic” is their upbringing- growing up in the environment of Latin America, which is culturally a syncretic fusion of Amerindian, African, Spanish, Portuguese and other European influences. 

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(This is the Brazilian football team that won the 1970 World Cup- you can see Pelé- second from the bottom right. He is an Afro-Brazilian. If you look at his teammates, you can see how latinos come in ALL COLOURS.)

6. Your friend should not be questioning her identity, but those people attacking her should be questioning their utterly myopic worldview. The history of human genetics and migrations makes it abundantly clear how DIVERSE India is- so it’s perfectly possible for her to be Indian but have blonde hair and green eyes, even if it may be less common. 

7. On a more general note, I cannot stress this enough to everyone- DO NOT GO AROUND ATTACKING PEOPLE for “cultural appropriation” when you are NOT even from that culture in question and/or don’t actually know in detail the history and genetics of that region.

  • If you suspect cultural appropriation: DO YOUR RESEARCH FIRST or ASK SOMEBODY you know who actually belongs to that group. You may be attacking mixed-race people or people like the anon’s friend, who simply has features that are less genetically dominant- blonde hair shows up less easily in countries with a bigger pool of people with dark hair because dark hair is dominant. Even if her parents had dark hair, it’s possible they both carried a recessive gene for blonde hair that was suppressed by their dark-hair gene. Their child would be blonde if she happened to get both copies of the blonde gene instead of the dark hair gene.
  • Also, even if you think the person isn’t of that group, please bear in mind they might have been invited to dress in that clothing by a friend, or because they’re at an event. (I.e let’s say, at an Indian wedding)
  • I can’t stress enough how infuriating this “white knight” complex is. Speaking as someone pretty familiar with colonialism, I’ve had people who didn’t grow up in my culture condescendingly insist that if I’m okay with somebody doing something from my culture, it’s “self-internalised oppression”. I’ve studied African colonial literature, and the way people insist on defining what people should be alright with is very reminiscent of 19th century imperialists high-handedly saying, “oh, we have to bring the light of civilisation to save those backwards colonial subjects from themselves!”

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This is Reese Witherspoon, wearing a kimono in Japan, where she is being taught by JAPANESE people how to perform the traditional tea ceremony. This is not reducing a culture to a caricature because she’s actually learning stuff respectfully and wearing a bona fide kimono.

  • Fighting against cultural appropriation is to prevent cultures from being cheapened, made into jokes, sexual fetishes or ugly caricatures. Part of returning power to people to define themselves is ALSO by allowing them to set the parameters of what they want to share with others- and many cultures are perfectly willing to share aspects that are non-sacred or do not have to be earned. So, for example, do not go around insisting a Japanese person should not be allowed to teach non-Japanese people to wear a kimono- because a kimono, unlike a Navajo (my bad! the Navajo were not a Native American people who traditionally wore such headdresses. Thanks to tumblr user nativepeopleproblems for pointing it out!) Sioux or Cheyenne war bonnet (akin to veteran’s medals), is something anybody can wear. Recognise this difference. 

♥ 36739 — 2 days ago on 28 Sep 2014 — via le9gagarny (source)
9fail:

Giraffe trying to steal motobike

9fail:

Giraffe trying to steal motobike

♥ 1090 — 2 days ago on 27 Sep 2014 — via 9fail
♥ 590174 — 2 days ago on 27 Sep 2014 — via the-gingerdancer (source)

bandsareprettyrad:

If you ever feel bad just remeber there is a gif of me floating around tumblr of when I was 8 and I sat on the escalator and knocked down a table of jewelry at macys

♥ 423254 — 2 days ago on 27 Sep 2014 — via the-gingerdancer (source)
allthingshyper:

gehayi:

hiddlesbatchlove:

forever-falling-forward:

platredeparis:

bnycolew:

mannysiege:

Progress

What

Imma just let this sit here

MOTHA FUCKIN SCIENCE

sources:
Engagdget
DailyTech
CBS

They turned RNA into an anti-virus program. That is amazing.

Let me restate this in case it didn’t sink in the first time
Researchers physically DELETED ALL TRACES of the HIV virus from a human cell.
ALL OF IT.
IF YOU ARE NOT EXCITED ABOUT THAT I DON’T THINK YOU KNOW WHAT HIV IS

allthingshyper:

gehayi:

hiddlesbatchlove:

forever-falling-forward:

platredeparis:

bnycolew:

mannysiege:

Progress

What

Imma just let this sit here

MOTHA FUCKIN SCIENCE

sources:

Engagdget

DailyTech

CBS

They turned RNA into an anti-virus program. That is amazing.

Let me restate this in case it didn’t sink in the first time

Researchers physically DELETED ALL TRACES of the HIV virus from a human cell.

ALL OF IT.

IF YOU ARE NOT EXCITED ABOUT THAT I DON’T THINK YOU KNOW WHAT HIV IS

♥ 264128 — 2 days ago on 27 Sep 2014 — via the-gingerdancer (source)

aspiringdoctors:

I’m on cardiology right now, and yesterday the fellow taught us some basics for interpreting EKGs. The trick is the have a thorough algorithm and do it every time so you don’t miss anything.

Disclaimer: Obviously this is just a cursory intro so folks won’t look like…

♥ 484 — 2 days ago on 27 Sep 2014 — via medical-gal (source)
#resource