What’s New With Me

I’m now in a study for a new medication for osteoarthritis. Later today I get xrays of my knee, then later an MRI so we can find out just how bad they are. Artemis, the people doing the study locally, are providing transportation, medical support, and pay of either 50 or 75 dollars

Which is where you come in. You want to you can provide matching funds. $75 is what I’ve been paid so far, and I should be getting up to $1,075 when the study is done. How you match this is up to you. So donate what you feel like.

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A self-powered heart monitor taped to the skin — ScienceDaily

Scientists have developed a human-friendly, ultra-flexible organic sensor powered by sunlight, which acts as a self-powered heart monitor. In this study, they directly integrated a sensory device, called an organic electrochemical transistor — a type of electronic device that can be used to measure a variety of biological functions — into a flexible organic solar cell. Using it, they were then able to measure the heartbeats of rats and humans under bright light conditions.

Source: A self-powered heart monitor taped to the skin — ScienceDaily

I could use this. Know of any studies in San Diego for it?

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Then They Come Home

JAXA announced Saturday (Sept. 22) that two tiny hoppers had made it safely onto the surface of the asteroid Ryugu.

Source: They Made It! Japan’s Two Hopping Rovers Successfully Land on Asteroid Ryugu

I don’t know what that will be, but I expect it’ll surprise some people.

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New Theme

And I hope this looks better.

And since I’m writing, thought I’d let you know that I’m feeling better, and that it looks like I actually have money in the bank. So no financial emergency and the medical crisis is being dealt with.

Still, donations are nice, so here’s the button:

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