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As part of the agency’s ongoing research into how the human body responds to an extended period of time in microgravity environments, NASA officials announced on Friday that it plans to send osteocyte cultures to the International Space Station for the first time.
The life of the Venus' flower basket depends on being able to remain attached to the ocean floor. If it were to get torn from the bottom and washed away, it would be deader than chivalry in no time.
LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kappa Delta Sorority and the
Published in Evolution and Human Behavior, men prefer women with a “theoretically optimal angle of lumbar curvature”—or a 45.5 degree curve from back to buttocks—in their mate.
A new technique developed by scientists at ETH Zürich in Switzerland uses 3D printers to create cartilage transplants using cells from a patient’s own body, making it possible for them to make a prosthetic nose that can grow along with the recipient.
LONDON, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dental bone graft substitution is a surgical procedure that enables replacing missing tooth.
DUBLIN, Feb .04, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets
SOLS custom orthotics now available to more than 43,000 rehabilitation professionals through WebPT Marketplace PHOENIX and NEW YORK, Feb.
The palmar radiocarpal ligament, also known as the anterior ligament, volar radiocarpal ligament, is a broad membranous band attached above to the anterior margin of the lower end of the radius and to the front of the lower end of the ulna. The ligament’s fibers pass downward and medialward to be inserted into the volar surfaces of the scaphoid, lunate, and triangular bones; some of the fibers continue on to the capitate. The palmar radiocarpal ligament is perforated by apertures for the...
The incus (anvil) bone is an anvil-shaped small bone in the middle ear. It connects the malleus to the stapes. This bone was first described by Alessandro Achillini of Bologna. This bone also transmits sound vibrations from the malleus to the stapes. The incus bone is only found in mammals. The bone, which is derived from a reptilian upper jaw bone (the quadrate bone), embryologically derives from the first pharyngeal arch along with the rest of the bones of mastication, such as the...
The pisiform bone (pisiforme or lentiform bone) is a small knobbly, pea-shaped bone of the wrist. It is found in the proximal row of the carpus, located where the ulna joins the carpus (wrist). This bone only articulates with the triquetral. The pisiform bone is typically known by its small size, and by presenting a single articular facet. It is situated on a plane anterior to the other carpal bones and is spheroidal (spherical) in form. Pisiform is derivative of the Latin word “pisum”...
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.