Will Cloning Animals Lead to Cloning People
By: Jenty Pennington
If they are cloning pets it is only a matter of time before it takes a human turn. Society as a whole has become to "God like" instead of just letting nature take its course. Animals and people were made to each be unique...
Questioning the value of embryonic stem cell research
By: Jill Felix
The functional and structural unit of any living organism is the cell. A stem cell is a type of cell found in most multi-cellular organisms. Their ability to renew themselves through different-tiating and mitotic cell division is their distinguishing characteristic. Cellular biologist Ernest Armstrong McCulloch...
Ten human genetic traits that show complete dominance
By: Tami Port MS
The most fun way to learn a little about genetics is to understand heredity first hand, your own heredity; and you can do this by examining the actual dominant and recessive traits that you possess. * Genes from Mom and Dad Determine Your Traits *...
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Doctors have a wide range of procedures, tests, and tools available for diagnosing and treating disease. Some of these procedures are more easily done and not as hard on the patient - while others are difficult and present greater risk to the patient. Unfortunately, the...
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Simply put, a pediatric surgeon is a surgeon who specializes in operating on children and adolescents. Surgery in children is largely the same as it is in adults, but children have some different issues that need to be addressed to limit risks and maximize the...
Euthanasia
By: Jennifer Hewitt
My Friend and I were discussing supposedly we were on our death beds and were not able to talk for ourselves; the doctor asked the big question to our significant others, "Do you want to keep her on life support"? I explained to my...
By: Allen Teal
Your immune system is the military of your body. One of its favorite ways to win the battle against foreign objects that invade your body is to surround and isolate them. In most cases, this results in the foreign body being digested by your immune...
How does the neuron function in human anatomy?
By: Daniel Smith - 526822
Traditional neuroanatomy, in addition to filling the most demanding weeks of my education, has focused on area-to-area connectivity-the location and properties of gross anatomical areas and connections between them. The human brain, however, is composed of tens of billions of neurons each connecting to thousands...
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Residency for young doctors is generally considered to be one of the hardest parts of medical training. It's more intense than medical school, and far, far more physically and emotionally draining. Residency is post-graduate training where a doctor get his or her specialty. There are...
How do nerves transmit sensory information to the brain?
By: Daniel Smith - 526822
Nerves are the conduit through which we are able to experience the world around us. There are two steps to transmitting information from our environment: (1) transduction of the stimulus from the environment to a cell of the nervous system or neuron. (2) transmission of...

 

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