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Researcher finds surprising results in high-altitude study - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress
And this is the first time a study combined the molecular biology of acclimatization with the physiology." A mountain of data leads to new insights. To better understand how our bodies adjust to high altitude, where there's less oxygen, the ...

Laos: Bodies found amid flooding, hundreds remain missing - Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com
Environmental rights groups have for years raised concerns about the country's hydropower ambitions, including worries over the impact of dams on the Mekong River, its flora and fauna and the rural communities and local economies that depend on it.
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Newlyweds share unusual passion for anatomy, body preparation ... - ABC Local


ABC Local
Gold Coast newlyweds Michael and Carissa Holland reveal how they bonded over a shared love for anatomical sciences and for donating their bodies to ...

Bodies The Exhibitions

New York - United States

Since the earliest efforts of ancient Egyptians to distinguish individual organs, humankind has been fascinated with uncovering the secrets of the human body. The study of human anatomy remains a cornerstone of medical education. BODIES...The Exhibition provides millions of visitors around the world with unprecedented access to anatomical detail historically only available to medical professionals. BODIES...The Exhibition offers an intimate and informative view into the human body. Using an innovative preservation process, the Exhibition allows visitors to see the human body's inner beauty in educational and awe-inspiring ways. Our Exhibitions have over 200 actual human bodies and specimens meticulously dissected and respectfully displayed, offering an unprecedented and wholly unique view into the amazing body.

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Amazing Bodies: Plastination
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Plastination is an innovative process developed in 1977 by German doctor, Gunther von Hagens. Natural body fluids and fats are replaced with special plastics, making the cadaver virtually incapable of decaying.The resulting preserved specimens remain odourless and completely dry. You could probably think of them as modern day mummies! This method of preservation ensures that all pathogens, bacteria and viruses that may occur in a body are totally

Cryonics Over Dead Geeks' Bodies
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Wired News article by Michelle Delio, based on an interview with Heather Pringle, author of the new book: "The Mummy Congress: Science, Obsession and the Everlasting Dead".

Collaborative Study of Geophysical Constraints on Sea-Ice Bacteria: Implications for Life on Ice-Covered Solar Bodies
United States

Presents the preliminary results and images of work carried out by the Geophysical Institute's Floating Ice Group as part of a project supported through NSF's Life in Extreme Environments (LExEn) Program.