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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.

2015-01-28 23:01:36

Pre-Proposal Applications for Innovative, Humane Methodologies Now Being Accepted for 2015-2016 Grant Cycle Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 28, 2015 The

2015-01-28 12:26:27

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2015-01-25 23:02:00

A concentrated serum with an ultra-fine, melt-on-the-skin texture to target and reduce dark spots. SAINT-MALO, FRANCE (PRWEB) January 25, 2015

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2014-12-30 23:02:02

NAVS Recognizes Scientific Progress That Does Not Harm Animals Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 30, 2014 As the year comes to a close, the National Anti-Vivisection

2014-12-26 23:02:21

BFE President Dr. Erik Peper announced the final list of world class workshop presenters for the 18th Annual BFE Conference in Rome, Italy from March 24-28, 2015.

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2014-12-23 12:16:58

Even if you're reading a snooze of a text (cough, Grapes of Wrath, cough).


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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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.