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helps middle school students prepare for future careers - UH System Current News


UH System Current News
Just saying 'marine biologist' is very basic but here I can get an explanation on what it is. —Tia Cunningham. One goal of the fair was to introduce students to high skill, in-demand careers so they could start planning for their future. Tia ...

Cardiac system 1: anatomy and physiology - Nursing Times


Nursing Times
This first article in a two-part series covers anatomy and physiology, and the second part discusses pathophysiology. Citation: Jarvis S, Saman S (2018) Cardiac system 1: anatomy and physiology. Nursing Times [online]; 114: 2, 34-37. Authors: Selina ...

Why India is terrible at getting the names of flora and fauna right - DailyO


DailyO
Taxonomic vandalism is a term coined to describe a situation when the system for scientifically naming flora and fauna is subverted for personal benefit or other purposes. Ideally, each creature should have one universal name, so that there is no ...

Simbryo: System-Based Animated Embryology

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Original vector art animations depicting embryological developments. Demonstration requires Flash; product available for licensing from Stanford University.

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