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2013-10-03 23:25:15

Skin Authority expands its TOUCH Transforms outreach to include support of the Look Good Feel Better program.

2013-10-02 12:22:38

As Baby Boomers age, many experience difficulty in hearing and understanding conversations in noisy environments such as restaurants.

2013-09-20 11:23:28

Preeclampsia (PE) is a high blood pressure disorder that occurs during pregnancy and which can cause illness or death for the fetus and mother-to-be.

Bird Brain Map Gets Major Revisions
2013-09-18 08:24:14

A ten-year project has led to major revisions in our understanding of the bird brain, concluding that it is much more similar to mammalian brains than previously thought.

Tools And Language Originate In Same Brain Region
2013-09-03 12:50:37

Scientists say that language and tool-making abilities appear to have evolved at the same time in humans and to originate in the same brain region.

Scientists Grow Mini Brain In Lab
2013-08-29 10:58:22

In the ongoing quest to better understand the human brain, Austrian scientists have been growing their own mini brains.

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2013-08-28 04:41:57

Using electrical brain recordings and a type of magnetic stimulation, a University of Washington researcher was reportedly able to transmit a brain signal through the Internet and control the hand motions of a colleague.

2013-08-20 23:01:13

Introducing updated version of “The Brain Health Guide” with the latest brain health tips. Madison, WI (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Quincy Bioscience,


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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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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