A fascinating look into the origin of anatomical terminology. The Greek and Latin origins of anatomical etymology and the stories, myths and legends that follow them.
Hair has become a big part of physical presentation for many people. How can I grow a thicker beard? Why am I going bald? What causes hair to grow? All of these answers and more await you.
This article answers the question, :What is yawning?" It also discusses the scientific studies about yawning and the ramifications of excessive yawning.
How the eye works is similar to a camera. The iris controls how much light enters the eye, the lens focuses images onto the retina. The retina transmits messages to the brain for processing.
A resistance to the inflow and out-flow of air is exerted by the walls of the airways. The impact of airway resistance, the flow dynamics and the factors governing the resistance are discussed here.
This is part 6 of a 7 part hands-on unit study on anatomy of the human body. Create a lung model, measure lung capacity, dissect a lung, play a respiratory relay race, and more! These lessons are geared toward 4th-5th grade level children and their siblings. They were created by another creative...
Men are almost always interested how they compare with others when it comes to “giftedness”. Others will say “it's not how big it is but how you use it” but deep inside, they know that size matters.
Women have matured with age, indeed! It is seen that in comparison to their counterparts in the late 40s women have changed a whole lot, of course, for the better. Changing conditions have favored noticeable changes in terms of height, weight,...
Not all people realize that Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical drawings are also scientific achievements that surprise the experts today. Learn more about Leonardo's obsession with the human body.
Ischemic stroke is the most common type of brain attack. The first defense of the brain to prevent cerebral injury or death is the collateral circulation that is mediated by the Circle of Willis.