By: Krista Terebessy
Hallucinations, while widely known of and portrayed in the media, are one of science's ongoing mysteries of the human brain. Part of the problem with pinpointing the science behind and cause of hallucinations lies in semantics; the word hallucination is more like a catchall or...
Do Humans use only 10 Percent of their Brain
By: Ted Sherman
HUMOR: Well, yes, some very few special people use ten percent or more of their brains. If you're talking about the most intelligent humans of history. We all know, geniuses like Einstein, Gallileo, Edison, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, the Wright Brothers and the Spears Sisters are...
By: Barnaby Meins
MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is a revolutionary imaging technique that was first discovered by Bloch in 1945 and later improved by Lauterbur, with Mansfield, in the 1970s. The type of radiation used in magnetic resonance imaging is radio frequency (RF), which is non-ionizing. The frequency...
Modern medicine and its effects on our future: An assessment
By: Richard G. Lanzara
Modern medicine spends inordinate amounts to accomplish relatively little in improving most people's lives. Yes, there are spectacular stories of medical successes, but they are only one in a million to a hundred at best. They have relatively little impact on the majority's overall health...
Do Humans use only 10 Percent of their Brain
By: Chong Yee Hang
Is it only about 10 percent of human brain? Why not 20 percent or 30 percent? Neuroscientists cannot tell precisely via their laboratory biological result, while psychologists look at the behavior. How can they measure, anyway? They can't see through the brain. That's why this...
By: Barnaby Meins
Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, was first discovered in 1945 by Bloch. This revolutionary imaging technique was later improved by Lauterbur and Mansfield in the 1970s. The form of radiation used in magnetic resonance imaging is radio frequency (RF), which is non-ionizing. The frequency, energy...
By: Ines Peros
Stem cell research is improving the health of dogs, cats and horses with the new technique of transplanting fat cells from the animal's own body. The procedure is not invasive, takes little time to heal and shows marked improvement in arthritic, hip dysplasia and other...
By: Norma Chew
Chemotherapy began in 1940 with the use of nitrogen mustard and folic acid, an antagonistic drug. According to Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia, two pharmacologists Louis S. Goodman and Alfred Gilman were recruited by the United States Department of Defense to investigate the potential therapeutic applications of...
Human kidney structures
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
The kidney is a bean shaped organ in the abdominal cavity. It is made of intricate webs of blood vessels and drainage canals for filtering wastes from the blood and maintaining the fluid and electrolyte balance of the body. Humans normally have two kidneys but...
Why we throw up
By: Jonte Rhodes
There are many varied reasons why we throw up, many of which every one of us will encounter at some point in our lives. Everything from extremes of pain or shock, to ingesting too much alcohol or toxic chemicals than or bodies can handle can...

 

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