Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Another Brief Interblued!

Those crazy kids at the University of Rochester Medical Center have found a new healing power for spinal injuries! The blue dye that can be found in M&M's and Gatorade. Apparently, when introduced into the body immediately after a spinal injury, it blocks the effects of ATP (Adenosine triphosphate) which hinders the bodies ability to heal. Great news!
There's just one side effect... it turns the lab rats blue. Temporarily.
Sing the Blue Rat Blues with me now...


True Story!! Read all about it at CNN!


Clowncar said...

One mouse, two mouse, red mouse, blue mouse. Injury-endured mouse, spinal-column-cured mouse!

Why does everything I encounter turn into Dr. Suess inside my head?

J at said...

Poor little thing. I wonder how I'd look blue? Like an alien from Star Trek, I suspect. ;)

heartinsanfrancisco said...

Awww, so cute. There is nothing like a sweet little animal with blue ears.

Absolute Vanilla (and Atyllah) said...

Takes a blue rinse to new levels...

Wanderlust Scarlett said...

Dear Clowncar,

That's so clever!!!

...em... are you still drugged up?

Hey Jules!

I wondered how I'd look with blue eyes, as mine are not blue naturally.
Wonder how much gatorade and m&m's you'll need to ingest to turn that blue... better get started!

Hello Hearts!

Isn't he a cute little guy? I love him in blue, it's his color!!


*ROFLOL* funny!!!!
It's true!

Scarlett & Viaggiatore

Clowncar said...

yep, that would be the pain pills talkin. that obvious, eh?

Wanderlust Scarlett said...


Just a guess, buddy, just a guess... ;o)
But that was still a very clever poem.

Scarlett & Viaggiatore

Remiman said...

I wonder if they "feel" blue?

Wanderlust Scarlett said...

That's why we're singing the Blue Rat Blues...

He has a broken back and I'm sure it wasn't because he fell off the roof; they hurt him on purpose to see if they could fix him.
Now he's blue and he walks with a limp.

Scarlett & Viaggiatore

Suburbia said...

Wow, it might be cool to be blue for a while!

How are you? We are off to Edinburgh next week, it made me think of you!


Wanderlust Scarlett said...

Oh Suburbia! There you are!!

I was thinking it would be cool to be blue for a little bit! A week or so... like a passing fad!

I WISH I was going to Edinburgh with you. More than you know. :o)

Have a great time!

Scarlett & Viaggiatore

heartinsanfrancisco said...

Are you ok, or did you osmose too much of the blue ink while dying rodents?

Suburbia said...

Hi Scarlett, Edinburgh was lovely, I whispered your regards to it! How are you?

Wanderlust Scarlett said...


I have a cold, and I've been running all over the place like a little blue rat in a cage.
WHEW! But!
I will post the next leg of the journey soon.
Thanks for checking on me!


You made me cry. Just a tear or two. Sentimental and heartsick (on top of the cold). Thank you for whispering my regards to Edinburgh. Left part of my heart there, you know. Thank you, more than I can say, sister friend.
Glad that you enjoyed it!!
I'll come over to read all about it now.


Scarlett & Viaggiatore

exskindiver said...

blue but clearly not sad. :)

heartinsanfrancisco said...

Dear Scarlett,

Dare I point out that any brevity of this interlude is long passed, while I am almost certain your cold has, too.

I'm just saying.