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Stretching The Boundaries Of Cell Biology - Science Friday


Science Friday
Throughout their lifetimes, the cells in our bodies have a number of decisions to make. Should they divide and multiply? If they're stem cells, what kind of tissue or cell should they become? And, sooner or later, should they die? In order to make ...

Stem cell scientists chew on the mysteries of jaw development - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
In the study published in Developmental Cell, first author Lindsey Barske and colleagues report that two related genes, called Nr2f2 and Nr2f5, pattern the jaw by regulating the timing by which stem cells generate skeletal cells. As in our bodies, the ...

Starting very small on the long path to rebuilding broken bodies - Stanford University News


Stanford University News
In a recent paper published in the journal Science, Dunn; William Weis, a professor of structural biology and of molecular and cellular physiology; and their lab members Derek Huang and Nick Bax and postdoc Craig Buckley provide a hint in the form of a ...

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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Looks at the way imagery has changed the way we look at our bodies, drawing from many times and cultures.

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
United States

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.