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...
The purpose of earwax
By: JL Francis
Please, say that again. I didn't hear you. What was that?Saying these once in awhile is okay. But, if you're constantly asking people to repeat themselves you probably have a hearing problem. For some the problem may require a hearing aid, while others may...
By: David Potts
Blood Letting: Donating Your Red Stuff Well I decided it was time to give blood. Giving blood you get rid of the old blood and let the new stuff get cranked out in your bones. Not too mention drinking a beer gets you drunker even...
By: JL Francis
One billion people are affected worldwide.The problem lurks in the warmth and moisture of tropical soil.What's the culprit?It's an intestinal parasite commonly known as the hookworm. These worms have two common species. Before the Rockefeller Sanitary Commission had it under control, Necator...
By: Perry McCarney
Before we can consider the ethical problems related to the cloning of animals or humans we need to define what we actually mean by that. The presumption is that a clone is the exact genetical double of the donor; in reality it is unlikely that...
Introduction to the structure of the eye
By: Dave Stanford
The eye is one of the smallest pieces of the human anatomy, yet is one of the most complex and amazing components of the human body. It appears to be simple, but is made up components that work well together to allow you do something...
An overview of human cloning
By: Robert Williscroft
The human condition has two and only two absolutes. Born we are, and die we must. Everything between is a crap shoot; we control or not, influence or not, prevent or not - except birth and death.From primitive times birth has been haphazard at...
By: Aunt Ruth
Neurosurgery is never something a person looks forward to; however, at the age of 46, I went through my second serious neurological surgery on my cervical spine. Sadly, probably both of them could have been less severe; if only the doctors had listened. To be...
By: Gianna Scannell
Recovery. It means to find again, or recover, health. As a surgeon and a former patient who underwent major surgery, I feel qualified to speak about recovery from surgery.About fifteen years ago, I broke my knee skiing (like a fool) without prior conditioning. I...
Will the discovery of a fat gene prevent obesity
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
There is no one single gene that causes obesity. Weight gain is the byproduct of multiple systems acting to increase hunger, reduce metabolism, and absorb and store fatty acids. If there is a "fat gene", it is most likely a set of interacting genes and...

 

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