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Body walk helps children learn about human anatomy - KMVT


KMVT
The event was put on by the hospital, with many different stations for each different anatomy, ranging from intestines to the bones. "You eat healthy food, you get stronger and healthier," said Dayton McDonald, an attendee. The kids learned about what ...

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Invests in System to Recycle a Precious Resource, Helium - University of Arkansas Newswire


University of Arkansas Newswire
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences recently installed a liquid helium recovery system. Wesley Stites, the department's chair, said the investment for the system cost about $250,000, but ...

Anthony Bourdain Had No Narcotics in His System When He Died, French Official Says - New York Times


New York Times
Anthony Bourdain did not have narcotics in his body when he died this month, a French judicial official said. Mr. Bourdain, a New York chef, author and television correspondent whose death shook fans across the world, was found dead on June 8 in a ...

Human Body's Skeletal System Theme Page

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Links to sites with information about the human skeletal system.

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

Human Anatomy Online: Skeletal System
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Features an interactive diagram of the human skeleton.

Human Body: Endocrine System
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The endocrine system is made up of a group of glands that produce the body's long-distance messengers, or hormones. The endocrine system is instrumental in regulating mood, growth and development, tissue function, and metabolism, as well as sexual function and reproductive processes. The endocrine system is an information signal system much like the nervous system. However, the nervous system uses nerves to conduct information, whereas the end

Human Body Excretory System
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The excretory system is in charge of getting rid of bodily wastes and excess water. Jobs of the excretory system: Maintain volume of extracellular (outside the cells) fluid Maintain ionic balance in extracellular fluid Maintain pH and osmotic concentration of the extracellular fluid. Excrete toxic by-products such as urea, ammonia, and uric acid. Parts of the excretory system: Kidneys: Within each kidney are an estimated one mill

Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body: The Lymphatic System
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Details the system's development and components.

Skeletal System
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Skeletal system is the biological system providing support in living organisms. Skin, muscle and bones allow movement. Skin - pliable covering. Muscles do actual moving. Bones give anchor to move against. The skeleton functions not only as the support for the body but also in haematopoiesis, the manufacture of blood cells that takes place in bone marrow. This is why people who have cancer of the bone marrow almost always die. It is also necessary

Medpedia:Skeletal System
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Humans are vertebrates, animals that have a vertebral column or backbone. They rely on a sturdy internal frame that is centered on a prominent spine. The human skeletal system consists of bones and cartilages, and accounts for about 20% of body weight. Most adults have 206 bones.

Healthline: Skeletal System
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The skeletal system is a living, dynamic, bony framework of the body, with networks of infiltrating blood vessels. Inside every person is a skeleton, a sturdy framework of about 206 bones that protects the body's organs, supports the body, provides attachment points for muscles to enable body movement, functions as a storage site for minerals such as calcium and phosphorus, and produces blood cells.

Bones and Skeletal System
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Many people are familiar with a hambone as a cross-section of a typical bone. The center of the bone is filled with marrow, and this is surrounded by the hardened bone tissue itself. If you would examine a bit of this hard bone tissue under a microscope, it would look like the picture to the right. In bone, the extracellular matrix is composed of collagen with Ca3(PO4)2 deposited in it. Note that since vitamin C is needed for collagen synthesis,

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All about owls, including myths, species list, pictures, quizzes and teacher resources.