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Brain Size Influences Development Of Individual Cranial Bones
2014-04-10 15:33:59

University of Zurich Embryonic development in animals – except mice and rats – remains largely unexplored. For a research project at the University of Zurich, the embryos of 134 species of animal were studied non-invasively for the first time using microcomputer imaging, thus yielding globally unique data. The embryos studied came from museum collections all over the world. The international team of researchers headed by Marcelo Sánchez-Villagra especially studied cranial formation...

2013-12-23 23:03:09

After receiving initial positive feedback, MedCenter TMJ says they will now be offering Bed Buddy products to all patients for pain management and recuperation. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 MedCenter TMJ, a leading orofacial pain and temporomandibularjoint (TMJ) treatment center, will now be offering their patients Bed Buddy products as a solution for handling the side effects of their disorders. This comes after the center extensively researched the products and received...

2013-12-18 23:04:26

MedCenter TMJ got active at the annual Sweet Shot Member Guest Tournament at Sugar Creek Country Club. The clinic showed its support for the local athletes and golf enthusiasts that took to the new course by sponsoring a hole at this year’s event. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Golfers got to enjoy this year’s Sweet Shot Member Guest Tournament at Sugar Creek Country Club thanks in part to MedCenter TMJ. Dr. Ronald C. Auvenshine DDS and his team sponsored a hole during the...

Questions Raised About Longstanding Forensic Identification Technique
2013-12-11 10:28:31

North Carolina State University Forensic experts have long used the shape of a person’s skull to make positive identifications of human remains. But those findings may now be called into question, since a new study from North Carolina State University shows that there is not enough variation in skull shapes to make a positive ID. “In a lot of cases, murder victims or the victims of disasters are from lower socioeconomic backgrounds and don’t have extensive dental records we can...

2013-07-17 16:28:03

Ron Labrum Brings 30+ Years of Executive Experience in Healthcare Distribution and Supply Chain Services to Suture Express OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Suture Express, the nation's leading specialty distributor of suture, endomechanical and related surgical products, has appointed Ron Labrum as the new Chairman of its Board of Directors. Labrum, a former senior executive at several large medical/surgical distribution and device manufacturing companies, brings...

2013-04-12 16:03:19

Evolution skeptics argue that some biological structures, like the brain or the eye, are simply too complex for natural selection to explain. Biologists have proposed various ways that so-called 'irreducibly complex' structures could emerge incrementally over time, bit by bit. But a new study proposes an alternative route. Instead of starting from simpler precursors and becoming more intricate, say authors Dan McShea and Wim Hordijk, some structures could have evolved from complex...

Legend Of The Aztec Crystal Skulls Debunked By Science
2013-03-08 09:29:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Once upon a time, there were 13 crystal skulls. Well, no, actually there are dozens of them, in private collections and museums around the world. The largest and most well-known are housed in the British Museum in London, the Quai Branly Museum in Paris and the Smithsonian Institution in the US Capital. The skulls have been the subject of speculation and public interest for over 150 years, spawning legends, myths, movies (Indiana...

Archeologists Unearth Alien-Like Skulls In A Mexico Cemetery
2012-12-27 12:47:05

[Watch Video: Alien-Like Skulls Unearthed In Mexican Cemetery] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Archeologists have unearthed what looks like a cone-shaped alien skull from 1,000 years ago in Mexico. The skull, which dates from 945 A.D. to 1308 A.D., was discovered accidentally while digging an irrigation system in the northwest state of Sonora in Mexico. Cristina Garcia Moreno, who worked on the project with Arizona State University, explained that 13 of...

2012-12-19 16:58:23

Space research has developed a new way of measuring the pressure inside your skull using simple sound waves from headphones. The device is an effective early-warning system for patients recovering from head injury or brain surgery. Just like blood pressure, our bodies control the fluid pressure around the brain to cushion it from hitting the skull. Astronauts rely on their body´s pressure control system to regulate fluid build-up in orbit, so space agencies are keen to understand...

2012-12-06 08:28:17

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Suture Express, the leading specialty distributor of suture, endomechanical and related surgical products, has filed an antitrust lawsuit in the United States Federal District Court for the District of Kansas against Cardinal Health and Owens & Minor, both broad-based wholesale distributors of medical and surgical supplies. The suit claims Cardinal Health and Owens & Minor abused their market power and engaged in anticompetitive...


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Incus Bone
2012-06-29 12:09:21

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...

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