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20

Sep

I’m definitely a little high right now. Talk to me if you want.

There’s no better way to commemorate a year passing since the person you loved broke your heart than by partying so hard you collapse on the pavement by your car.

Fucking awesome concert. Then I called TG and talked to her on the phone for 45 minutes.

19

Sep

1 year…

Today is a year to the day since you broke my heart. I hope it was worth throwing away everything we had.

More importantly, though, the toughest part of it is all over now, and just recently, I finally looked in the mirror and I was happy with it. Happy with the man… I’ve got an adult job, I’ve got the right mentality for school, I’m happy with where I’m at on the field, and I’m surrounded by people who love me.

Really, I shouldn’t give her the satisfaction of knowing I dedicated a post to her, so I’m not going to. This post should be dedicated to my friends, who stuck with me and now we’re here. So, a year later, this is a thank-you to Kevin, Jillian, Lauryn, Judy, Bambi 2, JayDeezy, Gurleen, Mousie, Emily, China, Rowan, Danika, Ellen, Kevvy K, Becca, Sarah, Jessica, Carmine, Stacy, Catherine, Chirag, Aman, Charlotte, and Sartaj. However, the biggest thank-you goes to my new bestest friend: Natalie. I never thought I’d find someone I could spend time with the same way again, but Natalie has been perfect, and I can’t appreciate it enough. You all were there for me, on my team, when I needed it. I’ll be there if you ever need me, too.

bpod-mrc:

19 September 2014
Immortal Souls
This is an aquatic flatworm called a planarian with a bellyful of green fluorescent bacteria. Planarians posses a truly enviable trait: immortality. Astonishingly, they can’t die of old age because of an extraordinary ability to regenerate. Not only that, they can resist bacteria that are harmful, even fatal, to humans. Striving to understand the planarian’s impressive immune defence, researchers have infected the planarian with bacteria that are dangerous in humans, such as the species that causes tuberculosis, and studied the genes the worm activated. They identified 18 genes that make it resistant to these harmful organisms and focused on one gene in particular, MORN2. Later, the team switched on this MORN2 gene in a type of human white blood cell (a macrophage). These white blood cells could efficiently eliminate the TB-bacteria, bringing the possibility of new ammunition to fight against bacteria-borne diseases. But oh, to be a planarian!
Written by Nick Kennedy
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Image by Eric Ghigo and Sophie PagnottaAix-Marseille UniversityOriginally published under a Creative Commons Licence (BY 4.0)Research published in Cell Host and Microbe, September 2014
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bpod-mrc:

19 September 2014

Immortal Souls

This is an aquatic flatworm called a planarian with a bellyful of green fluorescent bacteria. Planarians posses a truly enviable trait: immortality. Astonishingly, they can’t die of old age because of an extraordinary ability to regenerate. Not only that, they can resist bacteria that are harmful, even fatal, to humans. Striving to understand the planarian’s impressive immune defence, researchers have infected the planarian with bacteria that are dangerous in humans, such as the species that causes tuberculosis, and studied the genes the worm activated. They identified 18 genes that make it resistant to these harmful organisms and focused on one gene in particular, MORN2. Later, the team switched on this MORN2 gene in a type of human white blood cell (a macrophage). These white blood cells could efficiently eliminate the TB-bacteria, bringing the possibility of new ammunition to fight against bacteria-borne diseases. But oh, to be a planarian!

Written by Nick Kennedy

Image by Eric Ghigo and Sophie Pagnotta
Aix-Marseille University
Originally published under a Creative Commons Licence (BY 4.0)
Research published in Cell Host and Microbe, September 2014

You can also follow BPoD on Twitter and Facebook

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Mercedes AMG GT.

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A great addition to your garden or back yard. - Bee watering station. 
Bees need water just like we do but often times drown in open water. To make a bee watering station you can either do what is shown in the photo above and fill the bowl of a dog/cat watering jug with stones or you can fill a small dish with marbles and add water to that. That way the bees have something to land on!

First post to get this many notes, and I’m so glad it’s this one. ^_^

No fuck bees kill them all

Kill all bees huh? Bees are responsible for pollinating around 80% of agriculture. Bees die, you die. Do research and get over your fears.

bees are so important save the bees

maghrabiyya:

moonstonebeginning:

soulpunx20xx:

moonstonebeginning:

moonstonebeginning:

A great addition to your garden or back yard. - Bee watering station. 

Bees need water just like we do but often times drown in open water. To make a bee watering station you can either do what is shown in the photo above and fill the bowl of a dog/cat watering jug with stones or you can fill a small dish with marbles and add water to that. That way the bees have something to land on!

First post to get this many notes, and I’m so glad it’s this one. ^_^

No fuck bees kill them all

Kill all bees huh? Bees are responsible for pollinating around 80% of agriculture. Bees die, you die. Do research and get over your fears.

bees are so important save the bees

We’ve gone on two dates now, and we just get along so well.   Not getting my hopes up, but it’s the first time I’ve had the desire to go on a third date since I had my heart broken.   I could spend all day talking to her.