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About alphacarey

Professor, Life Sciences Department, Palomar College, San Marcos CA

Case Study Collection – National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science

The case study method of teaching applied to college science teaching, from The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science Source: Case Study Collection – National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science

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Psychological Illusions, Cognitive Illusions, Visual and Optical Illusions

Psychological Illusions, Cognitive Illusions, Visual and Optical Illusions.

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Stem cell study leads to potential new dementia treatment | Society | The Guardian

Stem cell study leads to potential new dementia treatment | Society | The Guardian.

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The Secrets Inside Us – NYTimes.com

“When the news broke recently that a team of Belgian scientists had “discovered” a new body part — a ligament located just outside the knee — the first place my mind went was to Padua, Italy…” via The Secrets Inside … Continue reading

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A Small Part of the Brain, and Its Profound Effects – New York Times

The recent news about smoking was sensational: some people with damage to a prune-size slab of brain tissue called the insula were able to give up cigarettes instantly. via A Small Part of the Brain, and Its Profound Effects – … Continue reading

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More Info on the New Knee Ligament – NYTimes.com

New Knee Ligament – NYTimes.com.

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anatomyEXPERT

From the site: “By creating a new standard for the way anatomy is viewed, anatomyexpert.com paves the way for anatomists to learn about the human body in a brand new way that is a fun and interactive experience.” via anatomyEXPERT … Continue reading

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New ligament discovered‬ in the human knee

Two knee surgeons at University Hospitals Leuven have discovered a previously unknown ligament in the human knee. This ligament appears to play an important role in patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears. via New ligament discovered‬ in the human … Continue reading

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Peanut butter sniff test and Alzheimers

Peanut butter sniff test confirms Alzheimers | Futurity. Contrary to the title of the article at the above link, this test does NOT confirm Alzheimers, but nonetheless it is a very interesting approach for finding possible signs of the disease … Continue reading

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The Story of the Human Body: How Our Stone Age Bodies Struggle To Stay Healthy In Modern Times

How Our Stone Age Bodies Struggle To Stay Healthy In Modern Times : NPR.

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