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Brian Berridge tapped to manage National Toxicology Program - National Institutes of Health (press release)


National Institutes of Health (press release)
“We are thrilled that Dr. Berridge is bringing his expertise to environmental health, including experience with both traditional and novel toxicological methods,” said Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., who has been the director of NTP since 2009, while also ...

National Toxicology Program Gets New Associate Director ... - Occupational Health and Safety


Occupational Health and Safety
Brian Berridge is NTP's new associate director. Formerly of GlaxoSmithKline, he will oversee day-to-day operations as NTP coordinates toxicology research and testing across nine different federal agencies, including the National Institutes of Health ...

NIH scientists find microbes on the skin of mice promote tissue healing, immunity - National Institutes of Health (press release)


National Institutes of Health (press release)
To investigate, NIAID scientists led by Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D., chief of the Mucosal Immunology Section of NIAID's Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, observed the reaction of mouse immune cells to Staphylococcus epidermidis, a bacterium regularly found ...

Kids Health: Looking at Your Lungs

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Describes anatomy and function.

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Describes functions and more.

Bartleby.com: The Lungs
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From Henry Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body.

Alveoli of the Lungs
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Information on oxygen exchange, LaPlace's Law, inflation of alveoli, surfactant role in respiration, and exhalation.

HowStuffWorks: How Your Lungs Work
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Explanation of oxygen exchange and other aspects of breathing.

MedlinePlus: Lungs and Breathing Topics
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Describes functions and diseases.

Eagle Kids
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Includes games, coloring pages, pictures, eCards, and more for children.

Frogs for Kids
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See pictures of frogs, find out what kinds of frogs live in Minnesota, hear what their calls sound like, print out pages to color, and learn lots about frogs. From the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

Kids' Planet
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Interactive wildlife and conservation site featuring games, quizzes, fact sheets, stories, teacher resources, and other cool stuff.

Neuroscience for Kids
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Intended for elementary and secondary school students and teachers who are interested in learning more about the nervous system and brain. Hands on activities, experiments, information for all grade levels.

Kids Do Ecology
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Ecology is the relationship of living things to each other and to what's around them. So, if you are learning about what kinds of relationships fish have with other animals (including us!) and plants in their neighborhood, then you are learning about ecology. The word ECOLOGY comes from Greek words meaning "study of the household." That means that ecology is the study of the "household" of living things: their neighbors and neighborhood. Ecology