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2015-03-09 23:03:52

Moscow startup Darta Systems will launch their EMVIO stress-tracking watch on Kickstarter on March 17, 2015.

2015-03-09 08:26:17

SACRAMENTO, California, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oscar Nunez, perhaps best known for his role as accountant "Oscar Martinez" on the US version of hit television comedy

2015-03-05 23:05:30

Life Extension® announced today that they now carry Nervia®, a natural supplement manufactured by Kage Apothecare LLC, for supporting nerve health.

2015-02-25 16:25:48

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2015-02-23 08:28:12

Autologous cell therapy, RCS-01, to be investigated as a potential treatment for aged, UV-damaged skin VANCOUVER, Feb.

2015-02-21 12:20:18

Top concerns and health tips for staying safe during freezing temperatures ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb.

2015-02-19 23:02:46

New legislation would amend Animal Welfare Act to include animals in agricultural facilities. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 19, 2015 The National Anti-Vivisection

2015-02-18 23:09:02

The development of Nano Crystalline Cellulose (NCC) is shifting the emphasis of care for elderly patients, thanks to the availability of a low cost, non-prescription product marketed under the

2015-02-12 23:02:37

Made From Organic Broccoli & Setria® Glutathione, Supplement Increases the Body’s Defenses* New York, NY (PRWEB) February 12, 2015 Nature’s

2015-02-12 23:01:03

Marketresearchreports.biz has announced the addition of the “Glucose Monitoring Devices 2006 to 2020 Southeast Asia (Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam)” report to their offering.


Latest Physiology Reference Libraries

Temperature Examination
2012-11-26 23:06:36

Taking a patient's temperature is an initial part of a full clinical examination. The moment the medical provider comes within inches of the patient’s skin, they can tell if there is a change in the patient’s temperature. Heat radiates from a febrile patient, skin becomes clammy when cardiac output is reduced, and cold skin can be an ominous sign when combined with other negative findings. Temperature is an important indicator for patient status. How the Temperature is Attained...

Cricothyroid ligament
2012-07-01 19:07:37

The cricothyroid ligament makes up the largest part of the laryngeal membrane, consisting of a median (anterior) and twin lateral ligaments. The median cricothyroid ligament is a flat band of white tissue joining the cricoid and thyroid cartilages. The lateral cricothyroid ligament is also known as the conus elasticus. The main function of the ligament is to keep the cricoid and thyroid from traveling too far. This ligament is cut during emergency cricothyrotomy. Image Caption: Larynx -...

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Biology is the study of living organisms. Before the 19th century, biology was known as natural history (the study of all living things). Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus was the first person to coin the term biology. Biology comes from the Greek words bios (meaning "life") and logia (meaning "study of"). It is a common science that is a standard subject in schools and universities around the world. Over a million papers are published annually in biology and medicinal journals. Not just a...

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2007-05-21 06:18:54

The Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus, is a species of fish. It is capable of generating powerful electric shocks, which it uses for both hunting and self-defense. It is a top predator in its South American range. Despite its name it is not an eel at all but rather a knifefish. Taxonomy The species is so unusual that it has been reclassified several times. Originally it was given its own family Electrophoridae, and then placed to a genus of Gymnotidae alongside Gymnotus....

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cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.