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New Human Evolution Theory: We Won Not Because of Smarts but Because of Versatility - Haaretz


Haaretz
The evidence for any theory of human evolution is scanty in the extreme. The Denisovans are known from a handful of peripheral bones, we don't know completely where Neanderthals really ranged or when (or why) they died out – and the less confidently ...

Biodiversity: Why the extinction crisis isn't as bad as you thought - New Scientist


New Scientist
You would have to be living under a rock not to have heard about the biodiversity crisis. Since about 1500, expanding human activity has condemned vast numbers of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles to an early grave. Now worries have spread to ...

The neurobiology of fruit fly courtship helps illuminates human ... - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress
Two fruit flies meet in an acrylic mating chamber and check each other out. It's the insect version of speed dating for science.
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The Visible Human

Scottsdale - United States

A guided tour providing an introduction to human anatomy and physiology using images and animations based on the Visible Human Project - from the Washington Univ. Med. School.

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Visible Human Project
United States

Creating complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the male and female human body. A project of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

The Visible Human Project - Pie
New Zealand

The Visible Human Project is an effort to create a detailed data set of cross-sectional photographs of the human body, in order to facilitate anatomy visualization applications. A male and a female cadaver were cut into thin slices which were then photographed and digitized. The project is run by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) under the direction of Michael J. Ackerman.

The Visible Embryo
United States

Provides a visual journey through the stages in human, from conception to birth. Includes glossary, related and sponsorship links, subscription terms and guest book.

Visible Body
United States

3D human anatomy visualization tool providing detailed models of all body systems.

Visible Embryo
United States

A comprehensive resource of information on human development from conception to birth, designed for both medical students and interested lay people.

Marching Through the Visible Man
United States

Complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the male human body.

Make Your Own Visible Woman
United States

Step-by-step guide for creating your own surface models of the Visible Woman using publically available software.

Visible Man Anatomy Model
United States

The Visible Man Model is an anatomically accurate scaled-down version of a man. This visible human science kit is a challenging way to learn about human anatomy. Features: - The visible man may be made into a permanent display or an educational aid with removable parts. - Ideal for studying the skeletal and vital systems of males. - Perfect for school assignments, Scout and 4-H projects. - Easy assembly. - Breastplate comes off. - Vital

United States

2002 report issued by the President's Council on Bioethics. Includes definitions, history, and policy recommendations.

Becoming Human
United States

Becoming Human brings together interactive multimedia, research and scholarship to promote greater understanding of the course of human evolution.