By: Joseph Parish
Bacteria can be present in snowMany people remember the tongue in cheek comments made concerning eating of yellow snow however, recent investigations have now reviewed that it is no longer merely the yellow snow which one should not digest. Current research that has been conducted...
The respiratory system
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Every cell and tissue of our bodies requires oxygen for its functions and produces carbon dioxide as waste. We breathe in oxygen to the lungs where it is exchanged in the alveoli for carbon dioxide in the blood. Red blood cells carry oxygen throughout the...
The skeletal system
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
The skeletal system, known more fondly as the skeleton, is made up of bones connected via cartilage and ligaments at joints. They are also connected to muscles, skeletal muscles to be exact, via tendons. The skeleton provides the frame for the body and supports the...
Cells involved in human immunity
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Human immunity to disease and infection is both an active and reactive process. Immune cells and their products protect the body from invading organisms, but also actively seek and destroy any that get past the initial lines of defense. Some act on specific targets and...
By: Richard G. Lanzara
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is so named because these disease processes trap air in the lungs. These pulmonary diseases range from emphysema to asthma and chronic bronchitis. Each disease traps air in the lings by a different mechanism, but air trapping is common...
By: Cece Murphy
Personally, I find the idea of cloning just a little bit unsettling. I mean, its just fine when it comes to crops and fruits. Livestock, on the other hand, should not be changed and used to testing for testing to better suit our needs. Making...
By: Greydark
Issues such as suicide befuddle mere people around the world and perplex even the minds of scientists. The reasons behind suicide have begun to be uncovered by scientists' studies. Observations and behavioral clues were dissected and worked upon to determine what exactly causes suicide attempts...
By: Greydark
Gene therapy sounds like a dream come true for those with muscular dystrophy or other diseases. But gene therapy could also turn into gene doping for athletes desiring that extra boost of energy or speed to win. If gene therapy is poised to become a...
Do Humans use only 10 Percent of their Brain
By: William Cobbs
We brain specialists say that humans in general use 5% of their brains, not 10%! It is not entirely the fault of the individual. All physically well persons are born with pretty much the same potential, the one non-identifying character being heredity. Brainy people tend...
Do Humans use only 10 Percent of their Brain
By: Joshua Jones
It really depends upon what you mean by "use". Humans use only a small percentage of the brain to process information consciously; however, they use the majority of it when factoring in the perceptions of the senses such as taste, feel, smell, hearing, and sight...

 

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