First Person to Walk after Completely Severed Spinal Cord
Michel Roccati was paralyzed five years ago in a motorbike accident. His spinal cord was completely severed, and he had no feeling in his legs. Thanks to an implant developed by Swiss researchers, he is the first person to be able to walk freely after such an injury. Read more about it from BBC News.
New Museums Opening Around the World
This year, several museums are scheduled to open around the world dedicated to a variety of interests including art, African American history, medieval finds in England, Chinese history, Broadway, and Bob Dylan. The Smithsonian Magazine has details.
Cat Declawing Banned in Madison, Wisconsin
In a unanimous vote, the city council of Madison Wisconsin recently voted to ban the de-clawing of cats which is illegal in many other cities, states and countries. Read about the importance of this victory for Madison cats, HERE.
Eight-Year-Old Author Sneaks his Book into the Library and it’s a Hit!
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