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2013-11-16 23:04:07

Dry skin brushing boosts blood circulation, removes toxins and dead cells from the skin, and helps the lymphatic functions for a better immune system. For less than a $13 investment, stay healthy on the move with a travel Skin Brush. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 The immune system will be under attack during the holidays, between traveling, different schedule and diets, excitement and even stress. An incredibly simply way to help support the immune system is through daily...

2013-11-06 10:58:24

UCLA researchers build a multisensory virtual world To survive, animals must explore their world to find the necessities of life. It's a complex task, requiring them to form them a mental map of their environment to navigate the safest and fastest routes to food and water. They also learn to anticipate when and where certain important events, such as finding a meal, will occur. Understanding the connection between these two fundamental behaviors, navigation and the anticipation of a...

Snakes Helped Evolution Of High-Quality Vision
2013-10-29 04:52:33

[ Watch the Video: What Do Snakes Have To Do With Vision Evolution? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Neuroscientists from Brazil and Japan have found new evidence in support of a theory that that human ancestors developed high-quality vision as a defense mechanism against the threat of snakes. The study, which was published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, demonstrated that there are specific nerve cells located in the...

Humans And Rodents Process Their Mistakes
2013-10-21 06:55:57

Brown University Study finds parallels in neural processing of 'adaptive control' People and rats may think alike when they've made a mistake and are trying to adjust their thinking. That's the conclusion of a study published online Oct. 20 in Nature Neuroscience that tracked specific similarities in how human and rodent subjects adapted to errors as they performed a simple time estimation task. When members of either species made a mistake in the trials, electrode recordings showed...

2013-10-15 23:28:21

In addition to the new advanced course into the power of the human brain, anyone who purchases the publication between October 15 and 17 will also receive a bonus program entitled "Mind Verge." Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Best-selling author and personal development coach Greg Frost announces the new book release of his latest publication, "Maximizing Brain Control," and the availability of a new Amazon Kindle release promotion offering a free bonus...

First Steps Toward Mind Reading
2013-10-15 15:39:52

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study in the journal Nature Communications, researchers from Stanford University have used brain monitoring in ‘real-life’ situations to reveal the region of the brain responsible for numerical processing. The researcher said that unlike previous approaches, their research could lead to "mind-reading" technology that would allow a patient who cannot speak to communicate by simply thinking. They also speculate...

2013-10-03 23:25:15

Skin Authority expands its TOUCH Transforms outreach to include support of the Look Good Feel Better program. For every Skin Authority Sunscreen Moisturizer SPF 30 purchased from now until December 1, Skin Authority will donate $5 to Look Good Feel Better. Carlsbad, California (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 The healthy skin lifestyle company leads a movement based on touch. The Skin Authority team of licensed skin care experts makes more than half a million skin care touches a year. Striving...


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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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'