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  • Time for tomatoes
    Did You Start Your Tomato Transplants Yet - It may be Time
    Northern New Jersey and other Zone 6 gardeners are staring glumly out their windows at in some cases a foot or more of hard crusted icy snow. Will they ever get to get their hand in the soil and their spades in the compost? Will there ever be a...
  • Prioritize rich and young on organ transplants
    Prioritize rich and young on organ transplants
    It is illegal in the United States to buy a human organ but it seems that some people know how to cut in line to get one quicker as was in the news about Steve Jobs getting his liver transplant in 2009 and Mickey Mantle's liver transplant in...
  • St. Louis: Welcoming or insular?
    5 Ways to Make (Geek) Friends in St. Louis
    In early June, Curtis Sittenfeld's opinion piece “Loving the Midwest” appeared in the New York Times and quickly spread across social media channels with both positive and negative sentiments. Sittenfeld describes herself as a...
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    How to plant tomatoes
    No tomato tastes better than a tomato ripened on the vine. You can have your own vine ripened tomatoes beginning this summer. Tomatoes are the number one garden vegetable that people plant and they are fairly easy to grow, even for beginners. You...
  • DNA Filmworkds
    Couple brings dream to life with a little help from above
    In another of the “Transplant Stories” series, today we get to know Duane and Antoinette McCoy, two local ministers and filmmakers who six years ago came to Arizona by way of Philadelphia and have been enriching this state in many ways...
  • How does your garden organically grow
    How does your garden organically grow
    Planting seeds is an art. Right now the grow-your-own culture has begun an empire of organic and economical fresh fruits and vegetables for healthy and well-being. It no longer makes sense to pay the high price for tastless, pesticided, possibly...
  • Katy Hayes
    Historic double arm transplant gets green light for Texas mom
    A mother in Texas got the news she was hoping for. Her doctors have given her the go ahead for the first double arm transplant in United States history. Katy Hayes will be the first person to receive a transplant of two full arms at one time.Dr....
  • Kidney transplant
    Over $2 million in data collection costs burdensome to transplant center
    Dr. Massimo Asolati, researcher from Simmons Transplant Institute at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, and his team calculated the cost over one year for mandatory data collection required by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)....
  • Dr. Kristine McKenna
    Boston team developing smartphone app for child transplant recipients
    Kids who need transplants are all different, according to Dr. Kristine McKenna, Pediatric Psychologist at the Pediatric Transplant Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, who presented the results of her team’s research Tuesday at the...
  • Spring Farming
    OKC farmers in midst of cool season planting
    Daffodils sprout from the earth and herald the approach of spring. Trees begin to bloom and farmers around the Oklahoma City area discover a jacket isn't needed anymore. Winter's bite is history and growers welcome the sun's warmth...
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    Start your vegetable garden now with kitchen scraps
    It’s time to think about gardening. Here are my suggestions for transplants that you may already have on hand.Green onions. This is brilliantly simple and, unlike many seeds, has quick results. Submitted to the Frugal Tuesday Tip, Tracey...
  • Artificial trachea
    Swedish doctors successfully implant synthetic trachea into a patient
    The dream of being able to grow new organs to replace diseased or defective ones was the stuff of science fiction. Now it’s been done.Surgeons at Karolinski University Hospital in Stockholm successfully transplanted a synthetic trachea which...
  • Patients with type 1 diabetes are dependent upon insulin injections to survive.
    Type 1 Diabetic Patients Have Hope To Become Insulin Free
    A study published in Cell Transplantation currently available today on line, reveals three patients who had received islet cell transplants and are now insulin free. Researchers from various cooperative Baylor University research centers along...
  • Placing your flats outdoors a few hours a day will gradually introduce them to sunshine and wind.
    Hardening off plants critical to successful gardening
    If you are growing your own bedding plants this year, it is critical that you do not skip an important step - hardening your plants off. Sounds harsh, doesn't it? But, your seedlings have been indoors under lights for several weeks now with...
  • Tiny tomato seedlings in about five days. These were planted with expanding jiffy pots.
    Save money by starting your own seedlings
    Without season extension options such as high tunnels, hoop houses or greenhouses, most warm-season plants must be started indoors before they can be planted in a North Dakota garden. Now is a good time to start transplants and save having to...