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Evolution of Multicellular Life Might Have Been Easier Than We Thought - Forbes


Forbes
You are made of trillions of cells, perhaps somewhere in the ballpark of 30 trillion or so, all performing a variety of specialized functions. Your brain is processing these words, while your lungs breathe and your heart pumps blood and so on. Each ...

ECU notes: Project examines link between pollution, respiratory problems - Greenville Daily Reflector


Greenville Daily Reflector
The focus of Gowdy's work in the Brody School of Medicine's Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is on the mechanisms by which environmental exposures can lead to diseases of the lungs, cardiovascular system and immune system. Her current ...

Alveoli of the Lungs

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Information on oxygen exchange, LaPlace's Law, inflation of alveoli, surfactant role in respiration, and exhalation.

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Yale Cardiothoracic Imaging: Structure of the bronchioles and alveoli
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Medical diagram and information.

Bartleby.com: The Lungs
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From Henry Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body.

HowStuffWorks: How Your Lungs Work
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Explanation of oxygen exchange and other aspects of breathing.

Kids Health: Looking at Your Lungs
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Describes anatomy and function.

MedlinePlus: Lungs and Breathing Topics
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Describes functions and diseases.