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University announces Bachelor of Arts in biology program - Stony Brook Statesman

Stony Brook Statesman
Stony Brook University's College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is expecting to add a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in biology program in time for the Fall 2018 semester, CAS Dean Sacha Kopp announced in an email on Sunday, March 11. The interdisciplinary program ...

Digital cadavers bring students a deeper understanding of anatomy, physiology - Arizona State University

Arizona State University
The challenge of learning human anatomy and physiology can be daunting for many undergraduates: identifying all 206 bones and their every bump, notch and groove; the 320 muscle pairs; the structures and associated tissues of all of the body's other ...

College of Arts and Sciences cuts undergraduate pharmacology program - Stony Brook Statesman

Stony Brook Statesman
Acceptance into the undergraduate program in pharmacology has been suspended indefinitely, due to a programmatic decision from the College of Arts and Sciences, said Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacological Sciences ...

Arizona Plastination Arts

Arizona City, Arizona - United States

Recognizing a need for plastinated specimens in educational curriculum, and taking into account just how few plastination laboratories there are in North America, Arizona Plastination Arts has emerged from a small, University laboratory with extremely limited resources, to Arizona's premier - and sole plastination lab thus filling this void.

Recognizing the public interest in plastination, Arizona Plastination Arts has developed an anatomical donation program unlike any other in the State of Arizona. An anatomical donor program that focuses on the advancement of education through the use of plastination.

Arizona Plastination Arts has a passion for the science and study of anatomy, and high regard and deep respect for human function. Armed with a profound desire to improve and expand upon all levels educational curricula as well as the passion for chemistry are qualities accompanied by the willingness to work long hours with exacting precision to ensure quality plastinates are produced.

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Arts and Genomics Center

The Centre creates a platform for artists and researchers to generate debate via genomic art.

The Pythagorean Perspective: The Arts and Sociobiology
United Kingdom

A paper exploring the idea that cultural evolution is a manifestation of biological evolution.

Arts of Deception: Mimicry and Camouflage
United States

Offers an introduction to the three forms of mimicry utilized by both predator and prey: Batesian mimicry, Muellerian mimicry, and self mimicry.

The Arts of Deception - Mimicry and Camouflage
United States

Article by Rhett Butler on camouflage as used by animals and the three forms of mimicry utilized by both predator and prey.

United States

Article by Paul Stamets on the Asian martial artists who believe in the potency of various mushrooms to aid them on the path to perfection.

Wayne State University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
United States

At Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, students enjoy the benefits of studying at a large research institution while retaining the personalized attention of a small liberal arts college. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers majors, minors, and co-majors across 20 departments and more than a dozen programs, centers, and institutes, providing a broad-based liberal arts education. Each department within the College includes a ded

HC BIOVISION - Plastination

Plastination and anatomical preparation, plastinated anatomy specimens, trial plastinates, scientific preparation, anatomy art, vhorst photographs, custom made specimens, projects and consulting about plastination, biological tissue, etc.

Institut für Plastination

Provides information on the preservation process, the Body Worlds (K?rperwelten) exhibit of artistically plastinated human bodies, and quotes from body donors.

Plastination in Teaching

Information, methodology, and photos from the Institut de Biologie Cellulaire et de Morphologie (Institute of Cell Biology and Morphology) in Lausanne.

Journal of Plastination
United States

The International Society for Plastination was founded in 1986 during the Third International Conference on Plastination held in San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A. by Harmon Bickley , Ph.D. who served as the Executive Director from 1986-1995. The International Society for Plastination is a multidisciplinary organization, including people within all fields of science interested in the technique of Plastination. Plastination refers to the use of polyme