What is listeriosis?
By: aggieteacher
Listeriosis, commonly called listeria, is a food-borne illness caused by the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes. The illness is mainly threatening to elderly people, young children, pregnant women and their fetuses, and people with compromised immune systems (such as those with cancer or AIDS). It can, however...
Is human cloning too close for comfort?
By: Amy Rosenburg
Many people believe cloning another human being would have extremely dangerous outcomes. "Who would want another copy of themselves?" these people ask. These people may also see cloning as something more out of a science fiction movie that as an idea that may become...
How does the brain store information?
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
The adult human brain weighs about three pounds. In that bundle of nerves there is an area called the hippocampus. This is the command tower for your memories.Information comes to us from the outside world in very basic ways. We use our senses. We...
Anesthetists: The person behind the mask
By: Norma Chew
The anesthesiologist is an important participant on the peri-operative team. He/she is the person behind the mask. Without anesthesia there would be no surgery. The pain and suffering would be unbearable. The torture would lead to severe complications of stress, shock, and no doubt an...
By: Virginia Gaces
How does the brain store information? To understand better how the brain works, think about it as a computer. You must remember though, that it is a computer with a sentient heart; and with several options: the option to think for itself, (yes, it can...
By: Norma Chew
Surgical instruments are the tools that provide the surgeons the ability to perform their skill and expertise in the care of their patients during surgery. These instruments must be guaranteed to meet the surgeons specifications of excellent quality and performance.If you are looking for...
How does the brain store information?
By: CD Gozzi
The brain is the most complex organ we humans have. Comprised of hundreds of billions of cells, this three pound wonder is the control center of everything we do. Before we discuss how the brain stores information, it is important to understand how it is...
Gene expression explained
By: Jeffrey Graf
Gene expression refers to the control the cell has over when and how much protein is created from a particular gene. Every cell nucleus contains a complete copy of the organism's DNA, but only a small portion of the total genes are expressed, or translated...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Nicholas Miller
Euthanasia, also known as mercy killing or assisted suicide, is a very controversial subject. Is it morally right to end our own lives, or ask someone to help us end our own lives? Is it morally right to legalize euthanasia? Multiple polls have shown that...
By: G E Barr
Plantar AponeurosisThere is an obvious correlation between the Plantar Aponeurosis tension and the Achilles tendon force. In other words, these two very important components of the human foot work together to support the arch of the foot and "efficient propulsion during gait". In other words...

 

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