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The body: May 25-June 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 25, 2017

Cerebral cortical changes in the newly literate adult

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/talking-back/for-the-illiterate-adult-learning-to-read-produces-enormous-brain-changes/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20170525

Full, free Q&A, image: Sci. Am.

Earliest hominid found?

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/european-fossils-may-belong-earliest-known-hominid

Complete, free report, images, links, refs.: New sci.

Vocal cord problem? Nope: aortic aneurysm

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2016-217984.full

Short, free note, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

Rectal prolapse

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-220608.full

Brief, free item, linked cites., image: BMJ case rep.

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May morphology: May 11-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thanks to web detective Kevin Patton

Getting a head

MRI mapping of infant brains

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-39854654

Complete, free report, images, links: BBC

HR's brain in 3-D

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/49407/title/Image-of-the-Day--Missing-Pieces/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=51867147&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8yxm71qP7tNs1kMPep56QPN7b4K5dNuFh9xl7-XM1n0Iz_cfsX5TLkzfmP_wmwwGVBwBFpteUj62j314BSYSWKbfoSfQ&_hsmi=51867149

Free image, link: Scientist

Brenda Milner: neuroscientist still going at 98

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/15/science/brenda-milner-brain-cognitive-neuroscience.html?_r=0

Full, free biography, image: NY times

Blast injury: both eardrums ruptured

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1612629?query=TOC

Short, free item, images: New Engl. j. med.

Abominable abdominal

Dermatology research

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/49227/title/Valerie-Horsley-Gets-Under-Skin/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=51867147&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--J-zl213hBECl20cjthHQ_yHP3inSHJtNaknP7brOnc2eLL76Psr6J3U_ZT4F7R2VlZ2xU4BYMERiU_R88QFgpC-nhBw&_hsmi=51867149/

Full, free biography, links, refs.: Scientist

Reflex of the cremaster

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=The+cremasteric+reflex+and+its+muscle+%E2%80%93+a+paragon+of+ongoing+scientific+discussion:+A+systematic+review

Free abstract: Clin. anat.

Liver grows at night

http://www.sciencealert.com/the-liver-grows-by-half-during-waking-hours

Full, free essay, links: Sci. alert

Not the abdomen

Ethnic purity? Nah.

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/05/theres-no-such-thing-pure-european-or-anyone-else

Full, free essay, images: Science

Teaching evolution

http://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.2002255

Full, free article, linked cites., figs.: PLoS biol.

Haeckel's "Phylogeny recapitulates phylogeny" Nope

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/49235/title/Embryonic-Evolution-Through-Ernst-Haeckel-s-Eyes/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=51981957&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8mWEOH2LX8BLxLlgdgCdUteKhkc9o49QUcQPNv-72wcuscqcMgRJSiDGaYXIgz9nhUaIdbouEMPcnN2wd6znqXFqNtlw&_hsmi=51981957/

Complete, free report, image, links: Scientist

RBC's flowing through vessel in muscles

https://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=74188

Short, free explanation, image: NSF

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May anatomy: May 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thanks to web detectives Kevin Patton and He Liu

Superior parts only

Wow: brain art exhibit

http://news.columbia.edu/content/Art-of-the-Brain-and-the-Scientists-Who-Study-It

Free press release, video: Columbia U.

Hangman's fracture of the axis

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1405867?query=TOC

Short, free item, images: New Engl. j. med.

Here and there about the body

Human development

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbvPBc4GawM&feature=youtu.be

Free video: Nat'l geo.

Billie Kimmel: Tetrology of Fallot, rare heart condition

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/billy-kimmels-rare-heart-condition-explained1/

Complete, free report, images, links: Sci. Am.

Large atrial thrombus

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-219792.full

Short, free note, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

Decomposition of the dead body

http://mentalfloss.com/article/70410/what-happens-body-after-death

Free graphic: Mental floss

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April in anatomy: April 27-May 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thanks to web detectives Valerie Dean O'Loughlin, Kevin Patton, and Volha Minich

Getting a head

Skeletons of the white matter

https://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=papp

Multimedia gallery: NSF

Benign granuloma of conjunctiva

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1613657?query=TOC

Short, free note, image: New Engl. j. med.

Homo naledi's brain shows some modern features

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/homo-naledis-brain-shows-humanlike-features

Complete, free report, image, link, refs: Sci. news

Middle cerebral arterial infarction--hint: go for the enlargement

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2016-219117.full

Short, free note, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

The skin

Our striped skin

http://mentalfloss.com/article/65092/our-skin-covered-invisible-stripes

Complete, free report, links, images: Mental floss

Mystery rash after vacation: hookworm!

http://www.livescience.com/58764-hookworm-cutaneous-larva-migrans.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170428-ls

Full, free essay, links: Live sci.

Becoming human

Evolution of genitalia fast

http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-evolution-of-animal-genitalia-menno-schilthuizen#review

Full, free presentation: TED

How long: Humans in North America--the bones say

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v544/n7651/full/nature22065.html

Free abstract, refs.: Nature

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Boning up for finals: April 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 20, 2017
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Anatomy news: April 5-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 7, 2017

Thanks to web detectives Ellen Charge and Candice Dahlgren Dominguez

Getting a head

Brain images becoming art

http://www.upworthy.com/2-scientists-turned-a-human-organ-into-an-art-project-here-are-11-stunning-images?g=2&c=upw1

Slide show: Upworthy

Subarachnoid hemorrhage

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-219319.full

Short, free note, linked cites., images BMJ case rep.

Stone age dentistry

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2127300-oldest-tooth-filling-was-made-by-an-ice-age-dentist-in-italy/

Complete, free report, links, images, refs.: New sci.

Here and there around the body

Some simple anatomy question

https://www.apost.com/en/blog/can-you-answer-these-basic-questions-about-human-anatomy/492/?rd=n

Quiz website: Apost

Toward a more moderate way to teach evolution

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/dissent-with-modification-soothing-evolution-religion-tensions-in-the-classroom1/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20170406

Complete, free report, graph: Sci. Am.

Dangers of yoyo dieting

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1606148?query=TOC

Full, free article, figs.: New Engl. j. med.

Abdominal only

The amazing placenta!

http://www.livescience.com/58517-reasons-why-placentas-are-awesome.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170412-ls

Free slide show: Live sci.

Cyst protruding from vaginal duct

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1609983?query=TOC

Short, free item, images: New Engl. j. med.

Umbilical hernia

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2016-219039.full

Brief, free piece, linked cites., BMJ case rep.

 

Tags:  hernia  placenta  subarachnoid hemorrhage  teaching evolution  yoyo dieting 

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Anatomical April: March 29-April 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thanks to 'net detectives Pat Bowne, Volha Minich, A.J. Petto, and Betsy Ott

The head

Beautiful brain

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/49026/title/Image-of-the-Day--Neon-Neurons/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=49560127&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-99ivQFKoW0G4ea9YCEgbDd1D09b2qKJOVMXPd57bKhdk-QvRk-gxmX7TG1L_emWy_KktGjGcNxBKLt5QtOIulS7mn7nw&_hsmi=49560127

Free image, explanation: Scientist

Busy hippocampus

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v543/n7647/full/nature21692.html

Free abstract, linked cites., figs.: Nature

Fruit eating and the big brain

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/food-for-thought-do-we-owe-our-large-primate-brains-to-a-passion-for-fruit/

Complete, free report: Sci. Am.

Swollen optic disc

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-219559.full

Short, free item, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

Images for you to use

Need anatomy images?

http://tjcresources.net/science/anatomy/

Free website but give credit please

Search here

http://search.creativecommons.org/

Another website

Many different resources

https://openstax.org/details/books/anatomy-and-physiology

Website: Openstax

Pathology mainly

http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/HISTHTML/HISTO.html

Free tutorial site: U. Utah

Here and there around the body

 12,000 year old Mexican skeleton: a hard-knock life

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/ancient-bones-reveal-girl-rsquo-s-tough-life-in-early-americas/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20170403

Complete, free report, links: Sci. Am.

Overweight adults: all at some risk increase

http://annals.org/aim/article/2615810/weight-history-all-cause-cause-specific-mortality-three-prospective-cohort

Free abstract: Ann. int. med.

Skin maggot

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1609697?query=TOC

Short, free item, images: New Engl. j. med.

Abominable abdomen

Ileocecal junction: valve or what?

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21863224

Free abstract: Surg. radio. anat.

Metal object in male urethra

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-219377.full

Brief, free note, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

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Spring into anatomy: March 22-29

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thanks to net detectives Vincent Tatco, Pat Bowne, and Valerie Dean O'Loughlin

The head

Capillaries and neurons

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/capillaries-found-to-play-critical-active-role-in-providing-nutrients-to-neurons/81254091?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20170327

Full, free essay, image: GEN

Growth of neural tube

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/48898/title/Image-of-the-Day--Tubular-Origins/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=49024314&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8O9_59Xg_27nNFQ96EAYG4EdN5QPXNRBq5x1pfIKaK8tl1Ch-NQ4RgTEcaClRvUM9e4i7gNRIpl2CxR8UJiVq3MsEVrA&_hsmi=49024314

Free image, short explanation: Scientist

Using the bones: what did he actually looks like in 1400?

http://www.livescience.com/58380-archaeologists-reconstruct-medieval-man-face.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170324-ls

Complete, free report, images, links: Live sci.

Thorax

Who killed Otzi? A really ice cold case!

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/26/world/europe/bolzano-italy-iceman-south-tyrol-museum-of-archaeology.html?WT.mc_id=SmartBriefs-Newsletter&WT.mc_ev=click&ad-keywords=smartbriefsnl&_r=0

Complete, free report, links, images: NY times

Guess who's dinner? Us!

http://www.livescience.com/58406-mesolithic-humans-were-likely-cannibals.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170327-ls

Full, free essay, images, links: Live sci.

Foreign bodies in the esophagus

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-219248.full

Short, free item, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

Aberrant right subclavian artery

https://radiopaedia.org/cases/development-of-aberrant-right-subclavian-artery-diagram

Free slide show: Radiopaedia

Oil in the thorax

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1609176?query=TOC

Brief, free item, image: New Engl. j. med.

Abdomen

Painful scrotum

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1609306?query=TOC

Short, free note, images: New Engl. j. med.

The ileocaecal junction

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21863224

Free abstract: Surg. rad. anat.

Tags:  abdomen  embryology  Ice man  lungs 

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Irish eyes (and more) are smiling: March 15-22

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, March 17, 2017

Thanks to 'net detective Kevin Patton

Various interesting parts

What are parasitic twins?

http://www.livescience.com/58355-parasitic-twin-surgery.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170322-ls

Complete, free report, video, images, links: Live sci.

Lab exercise in measuring the human body

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/human-body-ratios/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20170316

Full, free details, materials list: Sci. Am.

Severe pediatric Graves disease

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-219269.full

Short, free note, linked cites., figures: BMJ case rep.

The head

Thinking about the brain

http://theconversation.com/the-brain-a-radical-rethink-is-needed-to-understand-it-74460

Full, free essay, images, links: Conversation

Brain damage from stroke but without deficits

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/neuroskeptic/2017/03/15/a-lesion-proof-brain/#.WNK41aPD-73

Full, free piece, images, links, ref.: Neuroskeptic

Deaths due to traumatic brain injuries in US

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/ss/ss6609a1.htm?s_cid=ss6609a1_e

Complete, free report, tables, refs.: MMWR

Upright walking and the foramen magnum's position

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2017/03/human-skull-evolved-along-two-legged-walking-study-confirms?et_cid=5879823&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5879823&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free story, images: R&D mag.

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The human body: March 8-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, March 9, 2017

Eye and eye alone!

Protruding iris

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1516330?query=TOC

Short, free note, image: New Engl. j. med.

Floppy eyelid syndrome

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-219828.full

Short, free item, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

Other parts

Diet, dental plaque and the Neanderthal

https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/science-ticker/ancient-dental-plaque-tells-tales-neandertal-diet-and-disease

Complete, free report, image, link: Sci. news

The long, sad journey of the Irish giant

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/03/13/514117230/the-saga-of-the-irish-giants-bones-dismays-medical-ethicists

Full, free essay, images, links: NPR

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