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Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde: Healing mesenchymal cells morph and destroy muscles in models of spinal cord injury, ALS and ... - Science Daily


Science Daily
The findings were published today in Nature Cell Biology. By studying the muscles of ALS patients and mouse models of motor neuron injury or disease, the scientists found FAP cells actually promoted muscle wasting and scarring. The cells activated a ...

New Human Evolution Theory: We Won Not Because of Smarts but Because of Versatility - Haaretz


Haaretz
The evidence for any theory of human evolution is scanty in the extreme. The Denisovans are known from a handful of peripheral bones, we don't know completely where Neanderthals really ranged or when (or why) they died out – and the less confidently ...

Lectins help social amoeba establish their own microbiome - Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)


Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)
... the amoebas get stressed and respond by getting together, forming first a slug and then a fruiting body consisting of a ball of spores balanced atop a dead stalk,” said corresponding author Dr. Adam Kuspa, professor of biochemistry and molecular ...

Hosford Muscle Tables: Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body

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Details each muscle's origin, insertion, action, blood supply, and innervation.

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Features an interactive diagram of the human skeleton.

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The Human Body: A Telecollaborative Project for St. Mary's Grade 2 Class with Mrs. Vaage and Mrs. Nugent. We welcome any contributions to the site from any other students interested in learning about the human body.

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The human body is more complex and advanced than any machine we could invent. It is not really surprising how little we know about our own bodies. Did you know that: An adult has 206 bones but a child has 350? Most of us have 24 ribs? The average adult has around 5 litres of blood? Our heart pumps 5 litres of blood in one minute (and that's just while we're resting!)? At the website, you will find information on each area of t

Structure of the Human Body
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Includes a dissector and master muscle list.

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Designed to help children learn about how our body works, it takes a look at four of the major body systems and explains their functions.

The Anatomy of the Human Body
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The human body is an amazing living machine with hundreds of parts that, for the most part, work together to flawlessly perform countless tasks. Although a complex system, the human anatomy breaks down into a number of individual processes or systems, each of which has a specific function. The combination of these systems adds up to form the complete anatomy of the human body. Hip Bone's Connected to the.... The human anatomy is held upright

The Human Body Diagram
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The human body is the most complicated machine in the world. We see with it, hear with it, breathe with it, walk and run with it, and sense pleasure with it. Its bones, muscles, arteries, veins and internal organs are organized with marvellous design, and when we examine this design in detail we find even more amazing facts. The human body is the entire structure of a human organism, and consists of a head, neck, torso, two arms and two legs. By