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Different Brains Hear Music The Same Way
2013-04-11 09:30:03

A new Stanford study suggests that music is able to bring people together because it has the power to affect different brains in the same way.

All About CLARITY: Scientists Develop See-Through Brain
2013-04-11 08:22:08

A multidisciplinary team from Stanford University has combined neuroscience and chemical engineering to develop a process that renders a mouse brain transparent, no slicing required.

Remarkable Success In Patients With Major Depression
2013-04-09 15:34:35

For the first time, physicians from the Bonn University Hospital have stimulated patients' medial forebrain bundles

2013-04-08 23:03:35

Brain Evolution System is a new program created by Lee Benson and Karl Moore, who claim to teach people how to improve memory power quickly.

2013-03-18 23:03:14

Salvador Madrid, Bolivia’s leading beauty pageant and image consultant is also a well known TV personality and expert in marketing high-med medical aesthetic solutions.

2013-03-13 18:01:25

The stick can work just as well as the carrot in improving our performance.

Bird Brains Can Tell Us A Lot About Human Behavior
2013-02-28 05:30:56

New research involving songbirds may help explain how the human brain is organized to govern skilled performance, a finding that could lead to new ways of understanding human speech production and other complex behaviors.

Evolution Gave Humans Unique Brain Structures Over Primates
2013-02-24 06:04:08

Researchers have discovered a pair of functional networks in the human cerebral cortex that are not present in the brains of rhesus monkeys, leading them to theorize that the networks were added during the evolution from ancient primates to the modern day homo sapiens.

2013-02-21 23:02:31

People who don’t know how to cleanse their liver gallbladder and are concerned about this organ’s intoxication related issues have many reasons to thank the website BalancedHealthToday.com.

Taking Music Lessons Early In Life Leads To Strong Brain Connections
2013-02-13 13:46:19

Getting your child involved in a music program from an early age can help them develop stronger connections in their brain, according to a new study.


Latest Organs Reference Libraries

Liver
2013-04-30 14:18:06

The liver is the organ in charge of processing, neutralizing and excreting certain secretions for the metabolic processes. Formation and Orientation The liver is considered to be both the largest internal organ and the largest gland in the human body. It is situated just below the diaphragm, to the right of the stomach and on top of the gallbladder. There are two ways blood can travel to and from the liver: the hepatic artery and the portal vein. The hepatic artery carries blood solely...

Esophagus
2013-04-30 13:37:01

The esophagus is the muscular tube that is located between the pharynx and the stomach that aids in digestion during swallowing. Formation and Orientation The esophagus is composed of four separate layers; the mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa and the adventitia. The mucosa includes the stratified squamous epithelium, lamina propria and muscularis mucosae. The submucosa houses the esophageal glands and connective papillae. The muscularis externa is composed of three sublayers The...

Ovaries
2013-03-05 14:55:04

The ovaries are the two reproductive female organs where the eggs are produced. These are parallel to the testes in men. Formation and Orientation Each ovary is the size of an almond and is located on one side of the pelvis before the ureter and internal iliac artery but after the external iliac artery. They are attached to either side of the uterus. They are connected and release eggs to fallopian tubes, though not attached, monthly during the menstrual cycle. They also produce...

Skin
2013-03-04 15:18:05

Skin is the outermost organ that protects and incases the tendons, ligaments, bones, muscles, etc. It is also the largest organ of the human body. Formation and Orientation Healthy skin consists of vitamins A, C, D and E, but in all skin, there are melanocytes which produce mesodermal cells. These cells allow for the absorption of UV rays. There are five main pigments that provide color in the skin’s many levels. Although not found in the skin, Oxyhemoglobin is found in the blood,...

Appendix
2013-03-04 15:05:59

The appendix is a dead-end tube like structure, ranging from 2 to 20 cm, that spans off the cecum of the colon. It is attached to the lower part of the large intestine. Formation and Orientation The appendix can be found in many mammals including marsupials, euarchontoglires (rodents) as wells as humans of course. It is also an organ that forms in the embryotic stage during pregnancy. McBurney’s Point, the point that is one-third the distance from infront and above the spinal cord...

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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.