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FDA Seizes Kratom Pain Relievers Because They Are Too Effective - The Libertarian Republic


The Libertarian Republic
Pharmacology studies show that mitragynine has opioid-like activity in animals. It inhibits electrically stimulated ileum and vas deferens smooth muscle contraction. Through actions on centrally located opioid receptor, it inhibits gastric secretion ...

“Bio-hybrid machines — things with synthetic parts and living materials — they're going to happen” - The Recorder


The Recorder
A mechanical engineer by training, Park had to delve into molecular and cell biology. The team pulled experts from diverse fields, including an ichthyologist — someone who studies fish — to understand and help replicate a ray's muscle structure and ...

Harvard research team creates stingray from rat heart muscle cells - WCVB Boston


WCVB Boston
Parker, whose research includes cardiac cell biology, launched the project as a method for learning more about the mysteries of the human heart and a step toward the far-off goal of building an artificial one. But the interdisciplinary project is also ...

Sandra DePalma-Odell: Flora, fauna and frogs – Oh, my! ... - Galesburg Register-Mail


Galesburg Register-Mail
This has been, for lack of a better word, an unusual month in the Odell yard. It started out with a comment from Chip, my gardening partner, on the disappearance of a tree frog that normally appears nightly beside the front door. The light above the ...

Have We Reached the Athletic Limits of the Human Body? - Scientific American


Scientific American
And physiologically speaking there's only so much calcium that can flood into a muscle cell causing it to contract; there's only so much oxygen our red blood cells can shuttle around. In this vein, in 2008 running enthusiast and Stanford University ...

Frog Skeletal Muscle

Netfrog-Interactive Frog Dissection
United States

Really instructive frog dissection photo images, movies, text, and practical interaction. Designed for use in high school biology classes by ...

Tree Frog Land
Spain

Information on how to keep and care for tree frogs including White's Tree Frogs and Cuban Tree Frogs.

Intelitool
United States

Provider of physiology experimentation instrumentation products for studying neurology, muscle physiology, and electrocardiography.

Amphibian Research Centre
United States

Dedicated to the research and conservation of Australia's unique frogs. Provides information on how to get involved in conservation, research, ...

Monte Iberia Eleuth
United States

Information from Wikipedia on this frog, Eleutherodactylus iberia, which is the smallest living frog in the northern hemisphere.

Warshaw, David M.
United States

Research on the structure and function of proteins associated with muscle contraction at the intracellular level. From the Health Science ...

Mountain Yellow-legged Frog (Rana muscosa)
United States

Providing up-to-date information on the natural history and conservation.

Heart Attack Overview
United States

The heart is a muscle like any other in the body. Arteries supply it with oxygen-rich blood so that it ...

United States

Provides diagnosis, treatment, and study of the nervous system.

Animal Planet Reptile Guide: Poison Arrow Frog Stats & Facts
United States

Background information on the small, brightly colored frog species.

Medpedia: Articular System
United States

The joints are the places of union between skeletal elements, that are more or less moveable. Joints are commonly defined ...

United States

An old-fashioned county fair held annually on the third weekend in May.

Evaluation of Critical Habitat for the California Red-Legged Frog
United States

Summary and PDF reproduction of a paper on California's Red-Legged frog recovery plan.

Queensland Frog Society
Australia

Main aims are to encourage an interest in frogs, provide assistance for newcomers and undertake a continuous survey of the ...

Switzerland

Illustrates both the skeletal and muscular anatomy.

ARKive: Golden Frog (Mantella Aurantiaca)
United States

Description, habitat, and conservation information about the Madagascan frog species.

Axiogenesis
Germany

Axiogenesis provides in vitro differentiated cardiomyocytes, endothelial cells and smooth muscle cells for drug development and toxicological testing. The cells ...

Herper.com: Reptiles and Amphibians
United States

Articles, photographs and links related to herpetology, herpetoculture and herpetofauna.

BioMechanic Physical Therapy
United States

The idea behind the name BioMechanic Physical Therapy has to do with the mechanics of how the body works. We ...

African Clawed Frog (Xenopus laevis)
United States

Contains a background on the frog, housing, and mating information.

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