SPINES


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SPINESSummer Program in Neuroscience, Ethics and Survival
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"I didn't know," ventured the nurse, "that he thought he had a lump on his spine. His back is weak because he won't try to sit up.
He kept rushing the matador, who always slipped smartly and gracefully aside in time, waiting for a sure chance; and at last it came; the bull made a deadly plunge for him - was avoided neatly, and as he sped by, the long sword glided silently into him, between left shoulder and spine - in and in, to the hilt.
She had been struck with something blunt and heavy, on the head and spine; after the blows were dealt, something heavy had been thrown down at her with considerable violence, as she lay on her face.
Another point was the forward carriage of the head and the clumsy and inhuman curvature of the spine. Even the Ape-man lacked that inward sinuous curve of the back which makes the human figure so graceful.
Grown careless from months of continued safety, during which time he had seen no dangerous animals during the daylight hours, he had left his rifles and revolvers all within the little cabin, and now that he saw the great ape crashing through the underbrush directly toward him, and from a direction which practically cut him off from escape, he felt a vague little shiver play up and down his spine.
"You poor devil," he said gently, rubbing White Fang's ears and tapping his spine. "I'm hitting the long trail, old man, where you cannot follow.
Laughing a little over her fancy, yet with something of a creepy sensation in the region of her spine, Anne kissed her hand to Gog and Magog and slipped out into the fog, with some of the new magazines under her arm for Leslie.
"Pufferfishes are some of the strangest fish in the ocean, particularly because they have a reduced skeleton, beak-like dentition and they form spines instead of scales not everywhere, but just in certain patches around the body," said the corresponding author Gareth Fraser in the study published in the journal of 'iScience.'
Medtronic plc a global leader in medical technology, announced it has completed the acquisition of Titan Spine, a privately-held titanium spine interbody implant and surface technology company.
The most prevalent morphology found was laminar, corresponding to 40 % of the spines, followed by pyramidal with 35 %, and, finally, truncated pyramidal morphology which corresponded to 24 % of the skulls analyzed.
Micro-CT scans of worker ants with large heads revealed bundles of thoracic muscle fibers within spines just behind their heads.
Kenneth Hansraj, chief of spine surgery at New York Spine Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine, defines poor posture as head in an inclined forward position and the shoulders drooping ahead in a rounded position.