Build-A-Body Overview Learn about the body's systems with this drag and drop game. Choose organs from the organ tray, and place them in their correct position within the body to create organ systems. Build-A-Body is a drag and drop game where players are tasked with assembling an organ system from a set of organs. 101 Most-Read SixWise Articles in Past Decade 101 Most-Read SixWise Articles in Past Decadeby www.SixWise.com What an amazing decade. Much, if not most, of the mass media has again focused on celebrities and other topics that are often meaningless to our day to day lives -- or worse has not shared in-depth insights necessary to get the real truth and facts about important issues. The following articles are what you and other subscribers of SixWise.com felt were most important and imperative. They’re the articles that YOU read most and raised to the top.
Available RLOs The table below lists RLOs developed by the School of Health Sciences that are currently available for use by staff and students. Click on the RLO title to use the RLO, or click on the information icon for further information. There are far more RLOs 'in the pipeline' than are currently online - to view these, use Browse and Search. NB: Most RLOs have audio narrations, so please make sure to have headphones or speakers connected to your computer. Melting Glaciers Liberate Ancient Microbes Editor's Note: This article is an extended version of "Bugs in the Ice Sheet" from the May 2012 Issue of Scientific American. BOZEMAN, Mont.—Locked in frozen vaults on Antarctica and Greenland, a lost world of ancient creatures awaits another chance at life. Like a time-capsule from the distant past, the polar ice sheets offer a glimpse of tiny organisms that may have been trapped there longer than modern humans have walked the planet, biding their time until conditions change and set them free again. With that ice melting at an alarming rate, those conditions could soon be at hand. Masses of bacteria and other microbes – some of which the world hasn't seen since the Middle Pleistocene, a previous period of major climate change about 750,000 years ago – will make their way back into the environment.
Medical Animation Library ©Copyright 2009 A.D.A.M., Inc. Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed physician should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Call 911 for all medical emergencies. Color & Vision Matters The human eye can see 7,000,000 colors. Some of these are eyesores. Certain colors and color relationships can be eye irritants, cause headaches, and wreak havoc with human vision. Other colors and color combinations are soothing.
Is Aging an Accident of Evolution? Stanford Scientists Say "Yes" "Everyone has assumed we age by rust. But how do you explain animals that don't age? Some tortoises lay eggs at the age of 100, there are whales that live to be 200 and clams that make it past 400 years." Stuart Kim, PhD, Stanford University professor of developmental biology and genetics Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy & Physiology[Enter Course] You probably have a general understanding of how your body works. But do you fully comprehend how all of the intricate functions and systems of the human body work together to keep you healthy? Six myths about vaccination – and why they’re wrong A pear has 600 times more formaldehyde in it than a vaccine does, writes Rachael Dunlop. Image: Oksana Kuzmina/Shutterstock Recently released government figures show levels of childhood vaccination have fallen to dangerously low levels in some areas of Australia, resulting in some corners of the media claiming re-ignition of “the vaccine debate”. You can check how your postcode rates here.
SPORE Click the links below to download: Mac For a complete set of Creature parts and building options, purchase the Spore Creature Creator. PC/Mac Box version PC download* Human Body, Human Body Information, Facts, News, Photos Beyond the Brain What goes on within the human skull is more complex and fantastic than anyone imagined. And scientists are finding ways to delve even deeper into what we know of the mind. Mending Broken Hearts Cheeseburgers, smoking, stress—risk factors for heart disease, a malady reaching global epidemic proportions. Now, discoveries about genetic triggers may help us spot trouble before it starts.