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Images Dated 25th January 2014

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Halsted, Cushing and Young operating Featured 25 Jan 2014 Print

Halsted, Cushing and Young operating

Halsted, Cushing and Young operating. Pioneering American surgeons William Halsted (1852-1922), Harvey Cushing (1869-1939) and Hugh Hampton Young (1897-1941) operating on a patient at John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA, with physicians and students watching. Halsted was one of the four founding physicians of John Hopkins Hospital, which opened in 1889. He introduced aseptic technique and the Halstedian approach to surgery, which emphasised the careful handling of human tissue, control of bleeding and anatomically accurate dissection and suturing of tissue. Cushing was a skilful brain surgeon who pioneered several important techniques, including the control of blood pressure during surgery. Young specialised in genito-urinary surgery, performing the first surgery for the treatment of prostate cancer. Photographed circa 1903-1904

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Yakovlev Yak-9 fighters, 1942 Featured 25 Jan 2014 Print

Yakovlev Yak-9 fighters, 1942

Yakovlev Yak-9s in formation. The Yak-9 was a single seat, single engined fighter aircraft used by the Soviet Air Force during World War 2. Powered by a Klimov M-105 piston engine of 880kW (1180hp), it could reach 591 km/h (367mph) and was armed with a 12.7mm machine gun and a 20mm cannon. The Yak-9 proved to be an excellent dogfighter at low level and was used as a ground attack aircraft as well as a fighter. The prototype flew in summer 1941 and entered service in October of the same year. It remained in production until 1948 with over 16, 700 aircraft being built, including those ex(ported to nine foreign air forces

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Nervous system cells, artwork Featured 25 Jan 2014 Print

Nervous system cells, artwork

Nervous system cells. Computer artwork showing neurons (nerve cells, purple), astrocytes (green) and a blood vessel (along right). Neurons are responsible for passing information around the central nervous system (CNS) and from the CNS to the rest of the body. Each nerve cell comprises a body surrounded by numerous extensions called dendrites, which collect information from other nerve cells or from sensory cells. Each neuron also has one process called an axon, which passes information to other nerve cells, or to effector cells such as muscle fibres. The axons appear segmented as they are surrounded by a myelin sheath. Astrocytes provide support for the neurons. They surround and regulate synapses and supply neurons with nutrients

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