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Category Archives: The Latest from the World of Biology
Contrary to the title of the article at the link below, this test does NOT confirm Alzheimer’s, but nonetheless it is a very interesting approach for finding signs of the disease in its early stages. Peanut butter sniff test confirms … Continue reading
Time and access to facility constraints can be a concern when it comes to getting people to exercise. High-intensity circuit training seems to deliver numerous health benefits in less time than more traditional programs that are recommended. Furthermore, body weight … Continue reading
“…some even have genomes that came from other people.” via DNA Double Take – NYTimes.com.
via Functioning ‘mechanical gears’ seen in nature for the first time | University of Cambridge. “Previously believed to be only man-made, a natural example of a functioning gear mechanism has been discovered in a common insect – showing that evolution developed interlocking … Continue reading
Fascinating! The older we got the more human we became says this evolutionary anthropologist. Evolution and social consequences of old age: Infant survival and elders. – Slate Magazine.
Interesting article (from Nov 2011 Cell Biology): The new cell anatomy “These days, textbook diagrams of cell structures such as the nucleus, mitochondrion, ribosome and Golgi apparatus are beginning to seem out of date. New imaging techniques, genome data, interest from … Continue reading
“Here Dr. Sacks recounts the case histories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders: people afflicted with fantastic perceptual and intellectual aberrations; patients who have lost their memories and with them the greater part of … Continue reading