- 3D-printed cadavers revolutionise anatomical education – CNET
- Were Giant Viruses the First Life on Earth? | Simons Foundation
- Phineas Gage neuroscience case: True story of famous frontal lobe patient is better than textbook accounts.
- American Museum of Natural History’s Digital Special Collections
- The Surprising Science Behind Why and When We Yawn : The New Yorker
More Worthwhile Links
- Wayne’s Word (the most interesting biology site on the Web)
- The Bridges Program
- Palomar Arboretum
- Palomar Planetarium
- HAPS: The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society
- From HAPS: up-to-date info on a variety of scientific topics.
- National Association of Biology Teachers
- National Center for Science Education
- 2013-14 Palomar College Academic Calendar
- Mathematics & the Natural and Health Sciences Division
- Palomar College Home
Category Archives: The Latest from the World of Biology
Some new work in how memories are formed. It looks like certain mRNAs are molecularly masked and unmasked based on activity in the neuron, so that translation occurs based on which synapses are active. Watching Molecules Morph into Memories | … Continue reading
Injecting good copies of a gene directly into the retina of patients with a genetically-based progressive blindness causes significant improvement in many of them. Retinal gene therapy in patients with choroideremia: initial findings from a phase 1/2 clinical trial : … Continue reading
This article is from IO9, a fun but non-peer-reviewed site. They do link to the actual Nature Communications article, though. http://io9.com/new-evidence-that-plants-get-their-energy-using-quantum-1498695627?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+io9%2Ffull+%28io9%29
eLife | The open-access journal for outstanding advances in life science and biomedicine, backed by the funders of research
eLife | The open-access journal for outstanding advances in life science and biomedicine, backed by the funders of research.
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.