Do Humans use only 10 Percent of their Brain
By: Jon Coe
The human brain is an incredible organism, if only we could learn to use it properly. Right now, the human brain is like one of those fancy computerized gadgets that we buy at an electronics store. We take it home, the instructions look like coordinates...
Exploring the possible link between ear size and intelligence
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
There are times when I'm exploring the topics here at Helium when I run across something that really makes me scratch my head in astonished wonder. This is one of those topics.Before I get snippy in dealing with this "issue", let me make one...
Understanding skin, its roles and functions
By: Tarek Musslimani
The skin is the outermost layer covering the body surface. It is composed of two main layers, on is called the epidermis, which is the outermost covering of the skin. Deep to it is the dermis layer, which is a connective tissue that contains blood...
Facts about the human brain
By: Steve Lussing
I'D RATHER HAVE A BOTTLE IN FRONT OF ME THAN A FRONTAL LOBOTOMYAn MRI study conducted by American researchers on 1,839 people who were categorized as abstainers, light drinkers, moderate drinkers, and heavy drinkers revealed that brain volume decreased with alcohol consumption. The decrease...
Do Humans use only 10 Percent of their Brain
By: L Hurley
Yes, humans only use 10 percent of their brain and this is blatantly obvious to anyone who takes the time to look around them. While it has been proven that all areas of the brain are active do we really consider this use? Does a...
Why people sleep
By: Janette Peel
Sleep is vital to our well-being, ensuring that we remain as healthy and alert as possible, mentally as well as physically.A good night's sleep will usually restore and refresh you, but the precise reason for sleeping still remains a mystery even thought there are...
The functions of red blood cells
By: Tarek Musslimani
The blood of humanbeings constitute of two components: Blood plasma and cellular component. The blood plasma is a liquid component composed primarily of water ( 90%) and it includes also other components such as proteins and ions or electrolytes. The blood plasma proteins are synthesized...
Heart defects in children
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Approximately one out of every 125 infants born, will be born with some degree of structural problem with their heart. There are many types of heart defects found in children. Some of them are far more common than others. In addition, the severity of the...
The biology of the menstrual cycle
By: Eleanor Neal
The Biology of the Menstrual Cycle.Approximately once a month, reproductively mature females menstruate. For many this results in unpleasant emotional and physical surges, and increased expenditure on chocolate. The first instance of this decades long cycle is referred to as menarche, and generally it...
Facts about the human brain
By: Roger Rudder
Space and Brains:The Discovery Channel has a documentary on the human body. The sector on the brains is intriguing though familiar. The Discovery Channel described brain power as the most powerful organ in the natural world, it, the Discovery Channel says that the Central Processing...

 

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