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Nike's Bizarre 'Ice Hat' Concept Helps Athletes Cool Down | WIRED - Wired


Wired
There's actually some physiology here. Heat plays a big role in muscle fatigue. Performance and endurance decrease (and heart rate increases) as body temperature rises. Cooling promotes recovery. “What you're doing by taking heat out of the body is ...

Evolutionary biology Ancient jellies had skeletons - Nature.com


Nature.com
Fossils of comb-jelly ancestors show signs of rigid, skeletal spokes and plates, unlike their living, soft-bodied descendants. Qiang Ou et al. All 150 known species of modern comb jellies, known as ctenophores, lack skeletons and use eight rows (or ...

Jurassic saw fastest mammal evolution - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
An illustration showing docodonts, now extinct mammals that saw an explosion of skeletal and dental changes (including the special molar teeth that give them their name), in the Middle Jurassic. Credit: April Neander. Mammals were evolving up to ten ...
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Of mud pies, muscle and science education - Nature.com (blog)


Nature.com (blog)
T.H. Huxley, 'Darwin's bulldog', had instructed Wells in biology and zoology at the Normal School of Science in South Kensington, London, in the 1880s. Lower-middle-class and poor, Wells trained for a science teaching career, and founded the Science ...

Volunteers Needed for Study on Muscle Physiology and Physical Function - HealthCanal.com


HealthCanal.com
Researchers in the Muscle Physiology Lab in the department of kinesiology are seeking volunteers to participate in a study that will examine the effects of age on muscle function and physical performance. The Muscle Physiology Lab is under the ...

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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