Would willing Advantage Genetic Screeningengineering Overcome Sterility
By: John Gugie
I would be willing to take advantage of genetic screening/engineering to overcome sterility and guarantee a child free of genetic diseases under certain conditions. I believe that sterility can be overcome with genetics without a problem, as long as the genes that are altered due...
Vascular imaging in ultrasound
By: Adai Goldberg
Vascular ultrasound imaging includes various noninvasive ultrasound procedures used to diagnose and evaluate pathology of the veins and arteries within the body. With stroke and diabetes being among the top ten causes of death, vascular ultrasound imaging is essential in evaluating atherosclerotic changes in the...
Embryonic stem cell research explored
By: Natasha Gilani
Embryonic stem cell research has generated a significant amount of controversy and debate among its supporters and opponents. This controversy becomes intense over the question of whether the American federal government should fund such research. At the center of this debate is a complex set...
How to perform capillary puncture
By: Virginia Gaces
Capillary puncture is one of the three general methods of blood specimen collection. Called capillary puncture because blood comes from the capillaries, it is usually the preferred method of collection in infants and in adults when venipuncture is not feasible.Materials used:Sterile dry cottonSterile wet...
Hookworms: Symptoms and treatments
By: Jeff Casto
Imagine a blood-sucking creature that penetrates your skin and travels through your veins to your lungs. It then rips holes in your air sacs and crawls into your throat where it is swallowed into your gut. Attaching itself to the wall of your intestine, it...
What are the parts of the eye?
By: Wendy R.
Eyes are organs which detect light and send signals to the brain, where the signals can than be interpreted. The parts of the human eye include: the lens, the retina, the cornea, the pupil, the iris, the macula, the sclera, the conjunctiva, and the vitreous...
Types of stem cells
By: Tami Port MS
When a stem cell divides, each new cell can either remain a stem cell or specialize into another type of cell, such as a muscle cell, skin cell, or red blood cell, to name just a few possibilities. These cells can theoretically divide without limit...
The most dangerous virus for humans
By: Lorelei Cohen
There has been a handful of deadly viruses which have swept across the world, killing millions in their pathway. Is it possible that one of these old threats could mutate, and in today's global world spread in a destructive sweep around the world once again...
Number of children on autistic spectrum higher than previously estimated
By: Andrew Moran
Previous numbers by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported that the number of children in the United States living with autism was one in 88. However, new official numbers released Wednesday in a report titled "Changes in Prevalence of Parent-Reported Autism...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Bone marrow is an integral part in the life of a human being, and it functions as the stemming-up region for many of the blood cells, including the red blood cells that carry oxygen from lungs to the other tissues. Furthermore, as it involves the...

 

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