What scientists mean by the term "God Module"
By: James R Coffey
Could a physical area of the brain trigger religious thoughts? Could humankind's relationship with spirituality be part of an evolutionary, survival process? This article discusses what scientists have dubbed "The God Module." Social scientists and philosophers have long argued that God is nothing more...
What is cord blood banking?
By: Mary Ann Behling
There is a new way to save and change lives out there! It's easy, fast and pain-free. Cord blood banking is the new trend in blood banking. An investment in your family's future or a donation that will change another person's life forever. Cord blood...
First human injected in human embryonic stem cell trial
By: D. Vogt
In October 2010, the first human clinical trials began for a drug based on human embryonic stem cell research. This research involves a therapy developed by California biotechnology company Geron for treating spinal cord injuries. The extremely delicate spinal cord can easily suffer permanent damage...
What is inositol?
By: Hans Hell
Inositol is known as a Vitamin B, more particularly Vitamin B8. Inositol is a six-fold cyclic alcohol (poly-alcohol) which has an important role in the process of cell intracellular signals. Inositol is like the other b-vitamins a member of the so-called B-complex and is part...
By: John Louie Ramos
Geriatric nursing is a specialized field of nursing that deals with the proper care and hospitalization services to geriatric or aged patients. Specialized and distinct nursing procedures are needed in dealing with aged individuals as they require greater and more sensible attention. Needless to say...
By: Patrick Sills
Our hearts serve as quite a wondrous organ in our bodies. Located slightly off-center and usually to the left side in the upper portion of the chest, this muscle expands and contracts continuously for the course of our entire lives. The heart is responsible for...
By: John Atchison
Few things in life can amaze us more than the wonders that science provide us on an almost daily basis. After all, scientists are either inventing revolutionary new things or finding solutions to age old problems even as we speak. However sometimes they make breakthroughs...
Can hearing impairment cause learning disabilities in children?
By: Laura Lamp King
In the US, infants have their hearing tested at birth in most states, and usually pediatricians inquire about and check a child's hearing at regularly scheduled 'well visits.' Most children also undergo hearing screenings as part of a national program while in elementary school...
What is dilatation and curettage?
By: Melissa Patterson
Dilatation and curettage are medical procedures which are performed on the cervix and uterus. This procedure is performed by a physician in the medical practice of obstetrics and gynecology. Many times, the procedure is simply referred to as a “ D & C”. During a...
Scientists stunned: New species of ancient human confirmed
By: Terrence Aym
Something that many anthropologists speculated over for decades has been proven: a third species of human has been confirmed.The confirmation came after extensive DNA testing of a 30,000 year old fossil. The discovery of a third type of human proves that Neanderthals and...

 

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