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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 ...

Ancient human sites may have distorted our understanding of the Amazon's natural ecology - Mongabay.com


Mongabay.com
When today's scientists examine the forest's ecology, they are primarily looking within environments where ancient native peoples lived, cleared land, and cultivated crops. These relatively “young” areas of rainforest are still recovering from human ...

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 ...

Regular ibuprofen usage "alters human testicular physiology ... - Boing Boing


Boing Boing
A small cohort of 31 healthy young men who took 600mg of ibuprofen twice a day for six weeks developed "compensated hypogonadism" (little balls), because the ibuprofen interfered with their testosterone production and their gonads had to work overtime ...
Allentown Morning Call

Teacher's marine biology trip may be his last with students - Tahlequah Daily Press


Tahlequah Daily Press
While the first trip was to Six Flags Over Texas to "study" roller coasters and human physiology, most of the spring trips have had a marine biology studies theme. "When I was younger, Sunday evening TV choices were either educational or family ...

Taking ibuprofen for long periods found to alter human testicular physiology - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress
A team of researchers from Denmark and France has found that taking regular doses of the pain reliever ibuprofen over a long period of time can lead to a disorder in men called compensated hypogonadism. In their paper published in Proceedings of the ...
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New Article Published in British Journal of Pharmacology Reviews How the Human Gut Microbiome Processes Food ... - PR Web (press release)


PR Web (press release)
A new article published online in the peer-reviewed British Journal of Pharmacology summarizes new insights into how food and medications are metabolized by the gut microbiome, specifically the distal gut or large intestine, and how that could impact ...

Human Bodies

Bodies The Exhibitions
United States

Since the earliest efforts of ancient Egyptians to distinguish individual organs, humankind has been fascinated with uncovering the secrets of ...

Exploratorium: Revealing Bodies
United States

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

Body Worlds
Germany

Body Worlds is the original anatomical exhibition series displaying authentic human bodies, willed by donors through the Institute for Plastination's ...

Universe Within, The
Germany

Educational exhibit comprised of actual human bodies and organs that have been preserved using a method known as plastination.

Human Bot Fly
United States

Information from Wikipedia on Dermatobia hominis, whose larvae live as parasites within the bodies of humans and other primates.

Amazing Bodies: Plastination
Australia

Plastination is an innovative process developed in 1977 by German doctor, Gunther von Hagens. Natural body fluids and fats are ...

Institut für Plastination
Germany

Provides information on the preservation process, the Body Worlds (K?rperwelten) exhibit of artistically plastinated human bodies, and quotes from body ...

The Human Body
United Kingdom

The human body is more complex and advanced than any machine we could invent. It is not really surprising how ...

wisegeek: Plastination Definition
United States

Plastination is a scientific process used to preserve the anatomy of a human or animal. In plastination, the water and ...

Gunther von Hagen's Body Worlds
Germany

Learn about Body Worlds, the anatomical exhibition of real human bodies. Find the locations and dates for current and future ...

Human Anatomy On-line
United States

Fact-filled tour of the human body for students in middle school and above.

Human Cloning
United States

The human cloning process has always been a subject of interest to people. With the advancement of technology, the possibility ...

Inner Learning
United States

Welcome to human anatomy on-line, a place for fun, interactive and educational views of the human body.

Ceramic Parchment
United States

Photograph of the fruiting bodies of Xylobolus frustulatus on the trunk of a tree.

Pan de Indio
United States

Photograph of fruiting bodies of Cyttaria darwinii growing on Antarctic Beech.

Trunk Rot
United States

Photograph of fruiting bodies of Ustulina deusta on the trunk of a beech tree.

United States

The human Body: A Telecollaborative Project for St. Mary's Grade 2 Class with Mrs. Vaage and Mrs. Nugent. We welcome ...

Yellow Fairy Cups: Bisporella citrina
United States

Photograph of hundreds of these fruiting bodies on the bole of a tree

Ardi, Oldest Human Skeleton - National Geographic Interactive
United States

Ardipithecus ramidus - Explore the oldest human skeleton and learn how the discovery fits into ... Examine differences among hominin ...

Human Body Resources for Teachers
United States

Explore our website, and Browse human body printables, lessons, and references to find great cross-curricular teaching resources on the immune ...

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