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Current anatomy: Sept. 21-Oct. 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, September 26, 2016
Updated: 6 hours ago

Current anatomy: Sept. 21-Oct. 5

Thanks to 'net detectives Derek Kendig, Volha Minich, and A.J. Petto

The skin

Why are tattoos permanent?

https://www.liverdoctor.com/ever-wondered-tattoos-remain-permanent/

Free website, video from Liverdoc.

Hernia comes out thru skin, appendix too

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-217585.full

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

Around and about the body

Organ donation

http://www.radiolab.org/story/donation-and-mutation/

Free podcast from Radiolab

Cleft palate and long-term health issues

http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2556204

Full, free article, lined cites., figs. from JAMA

The development of the lymphatic system

http://www.embryology.ch/anglais/pcardio/lymph01.html

Website, images from Human embryol.

Old folks

Neanderthaler's middle ears more similar to modern

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/09/neanderthal-middle-ear-structure-found-be-closer-modern-human-apes?et_cid=5582102&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5582102&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay, image, link from R&D mag.

Genetics shows Homo's spread from Africa

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2106791-the-most-detailed-look-yet-at-how-early-humans-left-africa/

Complete, free report, links, video, image from New sci.

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Anatomy this week: Sept. 13-20

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 15, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Anatomy this week: Sept. 13-20

Thanks to 'net detective Linda Moussakova

Around and about the body

Cholesterol embolus and effects on toes

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1514550

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

What about those elongated skulls? Genetic? Nope

https://violentmetaphors.com/2016/09/20/genetic-mythologies-nephilim-dna-from-the-paracas-skulls/

Full, free essay, images, links, video from Violent metaphor

New brain map

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/human-brain-map-gets-a-bold-new-update/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160919

Full, free essay, link from Sci. Am.

Evolution

Evolution a key part of science ed.

https://sciencepolicy.agu.org/files/2013/07/AGU-Evolution-Position-Statement-September-2016.pdf

Press release from Am geophysics union

The discovery of the Taung child: 50 years later

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/the-fossil-that-rewrote-human-prehistory/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160919

Full, free essay, images from Sci. Am.

Did we evolve from aquatic apes? Nope.

https://theconversation.com/sorry-david-attenborough-we-didnt-evolve-from-aquatic-apes-heres-why-65570

Complete, free report, links from The Conversation

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Anatomy this week: Sept. 6-13

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 08, 2016
Updated: Friday, September 16, 2016

Anatomy this week: Sept. 6-13

Thanks to 'net detectives Heiko-Gary Heisermann, Cheryl Hill, Greg Barnhill, and Betsy Ott

Getting a head

Increase in youth soccer-related concussions

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2016/09/08/peds.2016-0346

Complete, free report, linked cites., graphics from Pediatrics

Boggy lump on back of head

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1514152?query=TOC

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

Around and about the body

Cesarean birth and risk of obesity in youth

http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2548440

Complete, free report, images, linked cites. from JAMA ped.

Erythematous papules related to diabetes mellitus

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1514152?query=TOC

Brief, free item, images from New Engl. j. med.

Dystrophic calcification of ankle

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-216952.full

Short, free item, linked cites. from BMJ case rep.

Related matters

On-line anatomy game

http://anatomyarcade.com/

Website with several free games

Some on-line games from Outlook

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-com/mobile/?WT.mc_id=outlook_app_signature_1

Need to download app

About author Wolf and evolution

http://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2016/09/08/493072035/evolution-uproar-what-to-do-when-a-famous-author-dismisses-darwin

Full, free essay, links from NPR

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Anatomy news: Aug. 31-Sept. 6

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 01, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Anatomy news: Aug. 31-Sept. 6

Thanks to 'net detective Ric Martini

Bone growth

Osteogenesis

https://www.aace.com/files/bone_atlas.ppt

Free PowerPoint from Am. assoc. clin. endocrin.

This antidepressant can retard bone growth

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2104592-antidepressant-makes-bones-weaker-by-slowing-down-new-growth/

Complete, free report, links from New sci.

Here and there around the body

Watching early embryogenesis in real time

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-362921.html

Complete, free report, images, refs. from BioTechniq.

Inguinal hernia with urinary bladder within

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-217408.full

Brief, free item, images, linked cites from BMJ case rep.

Pneumothorax

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1506684?query=TOC

Short, free note, images, amazing video from New Engl. j. med.

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Anatomy now: Aug. 24-31

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, August 25, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Anatomy now: Aug. 24-31

Thanks to 'net detectives Terry Thompson, Valerie Dean O'Loughlin, and Paul Blumstein

The head

Facial reconstruction of 2,000-year old Egyptian woman

http://www.attn.com/stories/10897/researchers-reconstruct-face-of-2000-year-old-woman

Press release, video, link from U. Melbourne

Mapping the mouse brain neuron-by-neuron

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/brain-mapped-at-single-neuron-level-of-resolution/81253112/

Humans later; Complete, free report, images from GEN

Huge aneurysm in cranium

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1513571?query=TOC

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

Around and about the body

Anatomy students dissect sandwich

http://www.theonion.com/article/incoming-class-subway-trainees-spends-week-practic-53592

Get a smile from this story from The Onion

Cervical stenosis

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-217161.full

Short, free note, linked citations, images from BMJ case rep.

Did "Lucy" die from a fall?

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/fossil-autopsy-claims-lucy-fell-tree?utm_source=Society+for+Science+Newsletters&utm_campaign=562b4c2ada-Latest_From_Science_News&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a4c415a67f-562b4c2ada-104716021

Complete, free report, link, refs., images from New sci.

Working on the Terminologica anatomica

http://elpaso.ttuhsc.edu/som/curriculum/ClinicalAnatomicalTerminology.aspx

Website from Texas tech. u.

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August anatomy: Aug. 17-24

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, August 24, 2016

August anatomy: Aug. 17-24

Thanks to 'net detectives Valerie Dean O'Loughlin and A.J. Petto

Around and about the body

Cadaver donations to med schools increasing

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/08/17/body-donations-on-rise-at-us-medical-schools.html

Complete, free report from Fox news

What happens when you crack your knuckles?

http://www.inquisitr.com/3433865/can-cracking-your-knuckles-actually-be-good-for-you-new-study-may-surprise-you/

Full, free essay, MRI's from The Inquisitr

Human embryology animations

http://www.indiana.edu/~anat550/embryo_main/

From website

Want an on-line version of Terminologia Anatomica?

https://www.unifr.ch/ifaa/Public/EntryPage/ViewTAOnLine.html

Free website

Stopping teen-age obesity and eating disorders

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2016/08/18/peds.2016-1649

Full, free article, linked cites., tables from Pediatrics

Evolution

Seven famous ancient skeletons

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/historian-traces-rise-celebrity-hominid-fossils?utm_source=Society+for+Science+Newsletters&utm_campaign=824977107a-Latest_From_Science_News&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a4c415a67f-824977107a-104716021

Free review of book from Sci. news

Evolutionary link: hands and fins

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/18/science/from-fins-into-hands-scientists-discover-a-deep-evolutionary-link.html?smid=tw-share&_r=1

Full, free essay, links, images from NY times

Circulation

Arteritis

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1503040?query=TOC

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

Fidget while you sit: prevent arterial dysfunction

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-08/uom-ttb080416.php

Press release from Eureka alert!

Mid-aortic syndrome

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-217139.full

Brief, free item, linked cites., images from BMJ case rep.

The nervous system

Zika babies' brain scans

http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/radiol.2016161584

Complete, free report, images, linked cites. from Radiology

Where does your brain process sentences?

http://www.rochester.edu/newscenter/this-is-your-brain-on-sentences/

Press release, images from U. Rochester

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Anatomical concepts now: Aug. 10-17

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Anatomical concepts now: Aug. 10-17

Thanks to 'net detectives Judith Gibber, Jon Jackson, A.J. Petto, Lisa Caputo, and Volha Minich

Circulation

Calcified abdominal aorta

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1513692?query=TOC

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

Cardiovascular health and jobs

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6531a1.htm?s_cid=mm6531a1_e

Complete, free report, refs., tables from MMWR

Enlarged right atrium

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1513588?query=TOC

Brief, free item, images from New Engl. j. med.

Cupping

Does dry cupping work?

http://www.bodyworkmovementtherapies.com/article/S1360-8592(15)00279-X/pdf

Complete, free report, linked cites. from J. bodywork move. therapies

Olympic athletes use cupping

http://thescienceexplorer.com/brain-and-body/cupping-olympics-what-it-and-why-do-athletes-use-it?

Full, free essay, images links from Sci. explor.

Video of cupping

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2016/08/08/bay-area-physical-therapist-using-cupping-therapy-on-athletes-in-rio-games/

Free from KPIX

Around and about the body

Detecting sports-related concussions earlier

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/08/when-get-your-head-out-game?et_cid=5454488&et_rid=54713780&type=headline&et_cid=5454488&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f08%2fwhen-get-your-head-out-game%3fet_cid%3d5454488%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26type%3dheadline

Complete, free report from R&D mag.

Look at the body, guess the sport

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/08/09/sports/olympics/olympic-bodies-can-you-guess-their-sport.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

Free website from NY times

Small intestine out the vagina

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-216573.full

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

Popcorn lung (bronchiolitis obliterans) and e-cigarettes

http://remedydaily.com/2016/08/01/understanding-bronchiolitis-obliterans-aka-popcorn-lung-and-its-link-to-vaping/?src=fbfan_54377&t=fbsfg

Full, free essay, images, linked citations from Remade Daily

Old folks

Not so old: Who perpetrated the Piltdown hoax?

http://rsos.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/3/8/160328

Full, free article, linked cites., images from Roy. soc. open sci.

Oldest primate?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/08/25-little-bones-tell-puzzling-story-about-early-primate-evolution?et_cid=5468256&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5468256&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f08%2f25-little-bones-tell-puzzling-story-about-early-primate-evolution%3fet_cid%3d5468256%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report from R&D mag.

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Amazing anatomy: Aug. 3-10

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Amazing anatomy: Aug. 3-10

Thanks to 'net detective Dic Charge

Brain network changes with age

www.neurobiologyofaging.org/article/S0197-4580(16)30030-6/abstract

Free abstract from Neurobio. of aging

Aortic regurgitation

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-216475.full

Short, free item, images, video, citations from BMJ case rep.

The true structure of the human clitoris

http://bust.com/sex/10347-your-clitoris-is-ginormous-and-internal-and-no-one-knew-that-until-2009.html

Complete, free report, images, links from Bust

Urticaria in young child

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1508654?query=TOC

Free short note, images from New Engl. j. med.

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The human human machine: July 26-Aug. 3

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, August 02, 2016

The human human machine: July 26-Aug. 3

Thanks to 'net detective Valerie Dean O'Loughlin

Here and there about the body

Artery pressing on esophagus--dysphagia results

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1600874?query=TOC

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

Serious birth defects not always fatal

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/07/study-severe-birth-defects-not-lethal-docs-once-said?et_cid=5413891&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5413891&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f07%2fstudy-severe-birth-defects-not-lethal-docs-once-said%3fet_cid%3d5413891%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report from R&D mag.

Greater fracture risk with bariatric surgery

http://www.bmj.com/content/354/bmj.i3794

Full, free article, linked citations, graphics from BMJ

The dead

"Body farms:" what are they good for?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2015/06/10/these-six-body-farms-help-forensic-anthropologists-learn-to-solve-crimes/#42aadd9116fb

Complete, free report, images, links from Forbes

Cadavers and education

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/07/body-donation-cadavers-anatomy-medical-education/

Full, free essay, images from Nat'l. geo.

Neanderthals in Gibraltar caves

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-36935232

Short, free note, video from BBC

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Anatomy now: July 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Anatomy now: July 19-26

Thanks to 'net detectives Valerie Dean O'Loughlin, A.J. Petto, Candice Dahlgren, and Margaret Weck

Getting a head

97 newly-discovered regions of human brain

http://www.nature.com/articles/nature18933.epdf?referrer_access_token=BXgBmigIqB0DBxH7aKNCHNRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0O0Lx4Tw9Skr3oFpihwmWy3rOpIR_PgsKSYzJ0kckcyZVubMoWVn1F0nPCMpkB1956MF9lJEiw5_Q413j8UGvT7SIN0e02T4Cn8tL2UHeDImhhy_GhryTlsNa_uqdKFa15iPs-rVcpEwUKXgjZdXueQyOH8PILU39qw2kL9Jr8D-5WLQ7C8TaMKgoy2TTDk0VdKOpe5wKsCxqj_YHiwUEIQbveLTiVqv4_8YD1wda5BlvSxRxsBgivVPbZj6ZkSkdDz2f5lZbMzYsOc8cPKcmjY&tracking_referrer=www.nytimes.com

Complete, free report, linked citations, images from Nature

Your brain on meth? No, math!

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/07/watching-brain-do-math?et_cid=5404982&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5404982&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f07%2fwatching-brain-do-math%3fet_cid%3d5404982%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay from R&D mag.

Changes in the adolescent brain

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-36887224

Full, free story, links from BBC

Elsewhere in the body

Slender but with obesity-related conditions?

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/26/health/skinny-fat.html?_r=0

Complete, free report, links from NY times

Ten misconceptions about evolution

http://biologos.org/blogs/jim-stump-faith-and-science-seeking-understanding/10-misconceptions-about-evolution

Full, free essay, links, image from BioLogos

Graves disease

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1506674?query=TOC

Short note, images from New Engl. j. med.

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