People don't use 10 Percent of their Brain
By: Dean Traylor
Go to any party, sit in a classroom, or stand near an office water cooler where employees congregate, and you’re eventually going to hear the statement: “You know, human only use 10% of their brains.” It’s a philosophical quip that has...
Cloning Ethics Genetics Genetic Engineering Morality Future Transhumanism Philosophy Life
By: Nicolas Bulgarides
In our society, human cloning is a stepping stone to defining the ethical boundaries of science. The heart of this controversy has little to do with the technology behind cloning, or cloning itself. It is scientific fact that the cloning of an animal is possible...
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Pneumococcal pneumonia is a respiratory disease caused by a bacterial infection of the upper respiratory tract, specifically by pneumococcus (Streptococcus pneumoniae). The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) notes that the disease usually affects children under 5 years of age and adults over...
By: Michael Totten
Pneumonia is a serious medical condition where the lung's alveoli become inflamed, or where part or all of the lungs fill with fluid. Pneumococcal pneumonia is a form of bacterial pneumonia most commonly caused either by the Gram-positive bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae or by the Gram-positive...
By: Shannon Boone
Hartmann’s procedure is an operation when the rectum and a section of the bowel is surgically removed. This surgery, which once was commonly used to treat diverticulitis and colon cancer is now more commonly used in emergency cases when the bowel has an obstruction...
By: Lenna Gonya
Over time, arteries may close due to the buildup of a fatty substance called plaque, that collects on the artery walls. When this happens in one of the carotid arteries that run under both sides of the jaw line, and carry blood to the brain...
By: Amelia Emery
Pneumococcal sepsis is a serious medical condition where bacteria, specifically Streptococcus pneumoniae, infect the blood. The infection of the blood causes the immune system to react at full force and creates an inflammatory response as a counter attack to the bacterial infection. Although caused by...
An overview of hypermobility syndrome
By: Alice Shoaf
Hyper-mobility Syndrome (HMS) is diagnosed when a patient is hyper-mobile in one or more joints, and other symptoms are also present. Women and children are more susceptible than men, as are certain ethnicities. Sometimes the syndrome recedes with time. Other times it may be a...
An overview of hypermobility syndrome
By: Alanna Rose
Hypermobility Syndrome is a benign condition where joints can move further than their intended range of motion due to loose and weak ligaments. This syndrome is more common in children and teens and is found in more boys than girls. Teenagers experience less pain than...
Human Clone
By: Tricia Lye
At the rate at which science understands everything from stem cells to cloning, it would be a matter of time in which human cloning is a scientific possibility which implementation will be mired in political and religious contention. Therefore, we should consider the issue of...

 

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