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Anthony Bourdain's Toxicology Report Shows No Narcotics in His System - Fortune


Fortune
Anthony Bourdain's toxicology report showed no traces of narcotics in his system, according to French officials. The beloved chef and television host was found dead on June 8 in Kaysersberg, France; his death was ruled a suicide by hanging.
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Biochemists discover cause of genome editing failures with hyped CRISPR system - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
Senior author Bradley Merrill, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular genetics in the UIC College of Medicine, says that before now, researchers did not know why the process randomly failed. "We found that at sites where Cas9 was a 'dud' it ...

Biotech Movers and Shakers for July 16 - BioSpace (press release) (blog)


BioSpace (press release) (blog)
Prior to Juno he served as group leader at Biogen with a focus on T cell biology and immune regulation. With an understanding of the immune system and modified B cell therapy, Fontenot is expected to help the company advance its programs and extend its ...

Overview Of The Excretory System, An

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Overall, the excretory system acts in order to maintain a healthy fluid environment within animals. It works in order to remove nitrogenous wastes such as ammonia (which is a highly toxic compound). Due to the fact that osmoregulation is structurally and functionally linked in many animals, the process of osmoregulation will also be included. Osmoregulation is the general process by which animals control solute concentrations and balance water ga

Excretory/Urinary System
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Information on how humans and other animals excrete liquid waste.

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Offers a simple explanation on how toxins are removed from the body.

Parts of the Excretory System
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The excretory system plays a vital role in ridding the body of extraneous wastes and toxins. The excretory system is made up of various internal organs that work together to detoxify the body. The Skin The skin is responsible for producing sweat, which helps regulate the salt concentration in the body. When you sweat, the salt helps evaporate the water and, in turn, cools off the body. The Liver The liver is part of the digestion system,

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

On-Line Biology Book: The Excretory System
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Description and diagrams.

Comprehensive-kidney-facts.com: The Excretory System
Trinidad and Tobago

The excretory system is responsible for removing unwanted waste products from the body's chemistry. Generally speaking, excretion is the process of separating wastes from the body's fluids and eliminating them. Examples include the removal of carbon dioxide in the air we exhale, and unwanted nitrogen in sweat, nails and hair. (Don't confuse excretion with defecation. Defecation is getting rid of undigested foods from the body... via the colon.)

Immune System - An Overview
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Brief introduction to the organs, cells and processes of the immune system. Includes HIV AIDS related links. Written in 1993 for the Seattle Treatment Education Project.

Introductory Anatomy: Excretory and Reproductive Systems
United Kingdom

Explains how the systems are anatomically and evolutionarily linked.

Asters: An Overview
Canada

Discussion of the taxonomy of these plants, including justification for the split of the traditional genus Aster into many different genera.