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A Subway Map Of The Metabolism [Infographic]

Just take the Krebs Cycle train to the Carbon transfer!<p>We've seen metabolism maps before, but never one quite so simple to read as this one, designed by Richard Wheeler, an illustrator and Oxford postdoc who researches the cell biology of parasites.<p>Metabolism encompasses all the chemical reactions …

MRI SCAN OF A PATIENT FROM HEAD TO FEET

MRI SCAN OF A PATIENT FROM HEAD TO FEET

New blood test might predict sepsis deaths

Researchers looking for a test to predict whether someone has a potentially deadly condition called sepsis have made a surprise finding – they can predict who will die from it.<p>Their test accurately picked out who would develop severe sepsis and die, versus those who had fairly innocuous infections …

Re-Awakenings

Anna Sumner’s craving for sleep began when she was an 18-year-old high school senior. She thought nothing of it.<p>When it followed her to college, she blamed it on stress. She was working so hard, she told herself, her body just needed the extra rest. But it was more than that. She would choose naps …

Sideprofile of a phospholipid bilayer membrane with a few anchored proteins, Nuno Moreira

Sideprofile of a phospholipid bilayer membrane with a few anchored proteins, Nuno Moreira.

The 25 Best Nerd Road Trips

Twenty-five curious, mysterious, or otherwise beguiling destinations to satisfy your inner science-history geek<p>In the past 16 months, writers Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley have toured 150 of the built, natural, and virtual landscapes of the United States, collecting images and interviews. They …

Loges musculaires, aponévroses, vaisseux et nerfs du cou et de l’aisselle

12 Movies and TV Shows That Commit Crimes Against Neuroscience

Science is abused in a lot of Hollywood movies and TV, but perhaps none worse than neuroscience. Movies get it all wrong, from mental illness and …

All the elements arranged by the country that discovered them

Typographic heart and brain diagrams by Ork Posters

Typographic heart and brain diagrams by Ork Posters

Astrocytes (in red) are the most abundant cell in the brain and help support neurons (in green) by recycling old cellular byproducts and…

Astrocytes (in red) are the most abundant cell in the brain and help support neurons (in green) by recycling old cellular byproducts and regulating a healthy environment for neuronal function. Unlike other organs of the body where an injury results in a fibrous scar, the brain instead forms an astrocyte scar to promote neuron survival.<p><i>Image by Dr. Shelley Jacobs, McMaster University.</i>

Nobel Prize Winners Are Put to the Task of Drawing Their Discoveries

Robert Laughlin, 1998 Nobel Prize winner in physics. Laughlin and his colleagues were awardedfor their discovery of a new form of quantum fluid with …

Pneumatic Tubes: A Brief History

Elon Musk is not the first inventor to dream of humans being speedily sucked through vacuums.<p>Elon Musk is not the first inventor to put his hopes into vacuums. Respect to the Hyperloop, but pneumatic tubes have a centuries-long history -- in both human infrastructure and in the minds of people who …

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Earl Salt and Pepper Shakers

The Earl Salt and Pepper Shakers will make any culinary experiment a themed delight! Shaped like classic science lab flasks, this novelty cruet set …

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How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

How 3-D Printing Body Parts Will Revolutionize Medicine

Welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we've built are building bits and pieces of us.<p>A device the size of an espresso machine quietly whirs to life. The contraption isn't filled with fresh, pungent grounds but, instead, spoonfuls of opaque, sterile goo. Its robotic arm moves …

We can rebuild him, we just need the money

Prosthetics are advancing fast: in just a few decades they've gone from rudimentary tools to high-tech limbs capable of advanced movements. Researchers are now working on ways to integrate prosthetics even more closely with the human body, but there could be one big issue on the horizon: funding. …

Should we be happy that the English language is changing?

‘When you come to those parts of the body which are not usually mentioned,’ C. S. Lewis once said, ‘you will have to make a choice of vocabulary. And …

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References for legal writing

Recently I had to work on a long translation of a legal document, which is not the field I work with most often. I found myself once again working …

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Triple Click The Home Button For Accessibility Options [iOS Tips]

There are a host of accessibility options within iOS, and many of them can be the difference between someone being able to use a mobile device and not being able to use it. There are also a ton of reasons why those of us without a disability might want to check them out.<p>That said, it can be time …

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