Scientists: Without meat human brains would not have grown
By: Terrence Aym
A remarkable thing happened some 800,000 years ago: some primates began eating meat and cooking food and that likely led to larger brains and modern-day humans.Recent research has tended to suggest that meat played an important role in the development of Man and...
Study: 'Low level' radiation can harm you
By: Terrence Aym
For more than 100 years nuclear most experts believed that low levels of radiation have no negative effect on healthy people.New research sheds great doubt on that previous assumption.A new comprehensive study by scientists published in the peer-reviewed Cambridge Philosophical Society’s journal...
By: Lovelin Paul
A tendon is a strong fibrous tissue that connects the skeletal muscle to the bone. Ossification and calcification of tendon is seldom recognized clinically, and is otherwise known as heterotrophic calcification (that is bone formation outside its normal location). The new bone formed is in...
By: Lovelin Paul
The Computed Tomography (CT scan) is a technique that produces 2D or 3D cross sectional images of objects, contrary to the flat imaged conventional X-ray technique. The word tomography gets its name from the Greek word “tomos” meaning, “slice” or section and &ldquo...
Why stem cell research should be supported
By: Christyl Rivers
Stem cell research supporters say that defeating lethal disease such as Alzheimer’s, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease and more is of greater societal value than protecting “potential” human life. In the debate, there is also the possibility of non-embryo invasive answers, but these are...
What is computed tomography?
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Computed tomography (CT) is one of the most widely used imaging studies after x-ray imaging and the two technologies use similar mechanisms when producing the images. However, the CT images are far more superior in terms of clarity and the descriptiveness while it is characterized...
Overview of the FDA Safety and Innovation Act of 2012
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Safety and Innovation Act of 2012 was signed into law July 9, 2012, after it passed the U.S. Congress with bipartisan support. The law reauthorizes the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA), the fifth time since it was...
By: Viven Yeo
The traditional central dogma of molecular biology is that protein-coding gene or DNA is transcribed into messenger RNA (mRNA), which is then translated into protein. Proteins then play their role in structure and function in the physiology of the human body. However, the completion of...
What is microchimerism?
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Microchimerism is the existence of two genetically distinct and separately derived cell lines within the same individual or organ. However, among the two cell lines, one cell line exists at a much lower concentration than the more dominant cell line. The term is derived from...
By: Shannon Farlouis
Cinnamon is a spice that has been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of year to treat illnesses, aliments and disease. It is a 100% natural product that does not ingest harmful chemicals into your body. It has quite a few medicinal uses and culinary...

 

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