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The Human Genome Is Far More Complex Than Scientists Thought

The Human Genome Is Far More Complex Than Scientists Thought
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100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body The Brain The human brain is the most complex and least understood part of the human anatomy. There may be a lot we don’t know, but here are a few interesting facts that we’ve got covered. Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour. Ever wonder how you can react so fast to things around you or why that stubbed toe hurts right away? Hair and Nails While they’re not a living part of your body, most people spend a good amount of time caring for their hair and nails. Facial hair grows faster than any other hair on the body. Internal Organs Though we may not give them much thought unless they’re bothering us, our internal organs are what allow us to go on eating, breathing and walking around. The largest internal organ is the small intestine. Bodily Functions We may not always like to talk about them, but everyone has to deal with bodily functions on a daily basis. Sneezes regularly exceed 100 mph. Sex and Reproduction Senses Aging and Death

How To See An Aura: Learn To See The Hunan Aura Auras are an energy field that is present around every living creature and some inanimate objects. The aura is generated by the 7 major chakras and the 114 minor chakras in the human body. What Color Is Your Aura And What Does It Mean? Find Out Here! Your thoughts, emotions, actions, and even dietary choices can impact the aura. The aura is something like a shield. Truly, the ability to see an aura isn't a novelty, but a very practical thing to be able to do. Complexity: It’s Not That Simple Complexity theory has been around for a generation now, but most people don’t understand it. I often read or listen to consultants, ‘experts’ and media people who proffer ludicrously simplistic ‘solutions’ to complex predicaments. Since it seems most people would prefer things to be simple, these ‘experts’ always seem to have an uncritical audience. Complexity theory argues that simple, complicated, complex and chaotic systems have fundamentally different properties, and therefore different approaches and processes are needed when dealing with issues and challenges in each of these types of systems. As the diagram above illustrates, natural systems (both social and ecological) are inherently complex. Human invention, for the most part, uses biomimicry, i.e. we attempt to manufacture, to replicate mechanically, things that appear to work in nature. Natural systems are highly effective but inefficient due to their massive redundancy (picture a tree dropping thousands of seeds).

Nerve Structures of the Spine Nerves control the body’s functions including the vital organs, sensation, and movement. The nervous system receives information and initiates an appropriate response. It is affected by internal and external factors (ie, stimulus). Nerves follow tracts and cross over junctions called synapses. Watch our video explaining spinal anatomy—it'll give you the big picture of how the nerves and vertebrae fit together in your spine. Central Nervous System (CNS) The Central Nervous System is composed of the brain and spinal cord. Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) The CNS extends to the Peripheral Nervous System, a system of nerves that branch beyond the spinal cord, brain, and brainstem. The PNS includes the Somatic Nervous System (SNS) and the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS). The ANS is further divided into the Sympathetic Nervous System and the Parasympathetic Nervous System. Just below the last thoracic (T12) and first lumbar (L1) vertebra the spinal cord ends at the Conus Medullaris.

Anatomical terms of location Standard anatomical terms of location deal unambiguously with the anatomy of animals, including humans. Furthermore, the terms are not language-specific, so with little or no translation, they can be understood by all zoologists. While these terms are standardized within specific fields of biology, there are unavoidable, sometimes dramatic, differences between some disciplines. For example, differences in terminology remain a problem that, to some extent, still separates the terminology of human anatomy from that used in the study of various other zoological categories. Introduction[edit] Unique anatomical terminology is used to describe humans and other animals. The vertebrates and Craniata share a substantial heritage and common structure, so many of the same terms are used to describe location. For humans, one type of vertebrate, anatomical terms may differ from other forms of vertebrates. Standard anatomical position[edit] A jellyfish of the Chrysaora species. Combined terms[edit] Bone

Simplexity Simplexity is an emerging theory that proposes a possible complementary relationship between complexity and simplicity. The term draws from General Systems Theory, Dialectics (philosophy) and Design. Jeffrey Kluger wrote a book about this phenomenon that describes how house plants can be more complicated than industrial plants, how a truck driver's job can be as difficult as a CEO's and why 90% of the money donated to help cure diseases are given only to the research of 10% of them (and vice versa). The term has been adopted in advertising, marketing and the manufacture of left-handed screwdrivers. Design aspects[edit] Complexity tends to rise as system elements specialize and diversify to solve specific challenges.Simple interfaces tend to improve the usability of complex systems. History of the term[edit] Like most terms, it has been shaped through dialogues and discussions, in much the same way that a camel is a horse designed by committee. Education[edit] In science[edit] References[edit]

Anatomical terms of motion In general, motion is classified according to the anatomical plane it occurs in. Flexion and extension are examples of angular motions, in which two axes of a joint are brought closer together or moved further apart. Rotational motion may occur at other joints, for example the shoulder, and are described as internal or external. Other terms, such as elevation and depression, refer to movement above or below the horizontal plane. Many anatomical terms derive from Latin terms with the same meaning. Classification[edit] Motions are classified after the anatomical planes they occur in, although movement is more often than not a combination of different motions occurring simultaneously in several planes. Apart from this motions can also be divided into: Linear motions (or translatory motions), which move in a line between two points. The study of movement is known as kinesiology. Abnormal motion[edit] General motion[edit] Flexion and extension[edit] Abduction and adduction[edit] Rotation[edit]

3000 Years Of Women’s Beauty Standards In A 3 Minute Video Beauty is indeed in the eye of the beholder, but our idea of beauty over the past few decades has most definitely been programmed into us. Our youth are growing up with mass amounts of marketing around them, as they watch television and participate in life, they are constantly bombarded with a picture of “what is beautiful.” It’s a shame how our children grow up striving to achieve that particular look, and how they can be made to feel “ugly” if they do not fit the accepted model of what our corporations have defined as beautiful. As a result, our youth are not addressing their feelings and emotions, always being taught to look outside of themselves instead of within themselves for the answer. “If tomorrow, women woke up and decided they really liked their bodies, just think about how many industries would go out of business.” – Unknown It’s quite ridiculous when you think about it, because the programmed idea of beauty isn’t even real. Related CE Articles: Click Here!

ParadigmOfComplexity The last few decades have seen the emergence of a growing body of literature devoted to a critique of the so-called “old” or “Cartesian-Newtonian” paradigm which, in the wake of the prodigious successes of modern natural science, came to dominate the full range of authoritative intellectual discourse and its associated worldviews. Often coupled with a materialistic, and indeed atomistic, metaphysics, this paradigm has been guided by the methodological principle of reductionism. The critics of reductionism have tended to promote various forms of holism, a term which, perhaps more than any other, has served as the rallying cry for those who see themselves as creators of a “new paradigm.” At the forefront of such a challenge, and in many ways the herald of the new paradigm, is the relatively new movement of transpersonal psychology. In taking seriously such experiences, transpersonal theory has been compelled to transcend the disciplinary boundaries of mainstream psychology. C.

Updated map of the human brain hailed as a scientific tour de force | Science When the German neurologist Korbinian Brodmann first sliced and mapped the human brain more than a century ago he identified 50 distinct regions in the crinkly surface called the cerebral cortex that governs much of what makes us human. Now researchers have updated the 100-year-old map in a scientific tour de force which reveals that the human brain has at least 180 different regions that are important for language, perception, consciousness, thought, attention and sensation. The landmark achievement hands neuroscientists their most comprehensive map of the cortex so far, one that is expected to supersede Brodmann’s as the standard researchers use to talk about the various areas of the brain. Scientists at Washington University in St Louis created the map by combining highly-detailed MRI scans from 210 healthy young adults who had agreed to take part in the Human Connectome Project, a massive effort that aims to understand how neurons in the brain are connected.

Ny studie: Kvinnor med stor rumpa får smartare barn | HÄLSA Grattis Kim Kardashian! Realitystjärnan vars rumpa blivit känd över hela världen lär glädjas åt det nya forskningsresultatet, som alltså visar att kvinnor med mycket fett kring stjärt och lår har större chans att föda intelligenta barn. Det beror, enligt studiens huvudförfattare Will Lassek, på att fettet runt dessa kroppsdelar är rika på omega 3-syran DHA, som är en viktig komponent i människans hjärna. Testa dig själv: Vilken sorts förälder är du Enligt forskarna bakom studien fungerar höfter, rumpa och lår som en lagringsbank för det nödvändiga fettet, som sedan når den nyfödda bebisen genom bröstmjölken. – Fettet i de här områdena är en källa för uppbyggnaden av en babys hjärna. Den nya upptäckten skulle kunna förklara varför det är så svårt för kvinnor att tappa fett kring rumpa och lår, trots intensiv träning och bra kost. – Det verkar som att kvinnor har utvecklats för att lagra de här fetterna och hålla kvar dem, tills det kommer ett barn, säger Will Lassek till Daily Mail.

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