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Beautiful bodies: July 2-9

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, July 02, 2015
Updated: Yesterday

Beautiful bodies: July 2-9

Narrowing below the glottis

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1404785?query=TOC

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

Early Homo sp. from Ethiopia

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=78837

Press release, slide show from NSF

"Glassbrain"

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=78811&from=mmg

Slide show from NSF

Polyarthritis

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1410743?query=TOC

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


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Wonderful anatomy: June 25-July 2

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, June 25, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Wonderful anatomy: June 25-July 2

The neck

Addition to the thyroid

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-210307.full

Full, free essay, images, linked citations from BMJ Case Rep.

Consequences of cervical vertebral growths

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-210654.full

Complete, free report, images, linked citations from BMJ Case Rep.

The head

Do your ears hurt when you fly? Here's why:

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/frontiers-for-young-minds/no-wonder-my-ears-hurt-when-flying/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150630

Full, free blog, images, video from Sci. Am.

Are women more likely to develop Alzheimer?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/06/scientists-look-why-most-alzheimers-patients-are-women?et_cid=4649267&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Drug. discov. & develop.

Thinking test may predict Alzheimer years ahead

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/06/low-scores-memory-and-thinking-tests-may-signal-alzheimers-earlier-thought?et_cid=4648908&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Biosci. Tech.

Language area mapping of brain may need redrawing

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/06/redrawing-language-map-brain?et_cid=4645416&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Odd head shape for baby clue to rare issue

https://gma.yahoo.com/infants-unusual-head-shape-reveals-dangerous-condition-192533298--abc-news-wellness.html?nwltr=icymi_gma_headline

Complete, free report, links, video from ABC News

Other parts

Skin lesions

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1406555?query=TOC

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

Film: Great transitions: The origins of humans

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/film-guides-origin-humans?utm_source=BioInteractive+News&utm_campaign=2ee7c31502-BioInteractive_News_Vol_506_22_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_98b2f5c6ba-2ee7c31502-69325713

Website from HHMI


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Spring anatomy: June 19-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, June 18, 2015
Updated: Thursday, June 25, 2015

Spring anatomy: June 19-25

Thanks to 'net detective Anya Goldina

Not just the head

Artificial cadaver wins!

http://news.sciencemag.org/health/2015/06/how-scientist-lost-3-million-tv-s-shark-tank-and-still-came-out-ahead?rss=1

Complete, free report, video from Science

Reflections about Ramon y Cajal from a scientific illustrator

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/sa-visual/ramon-y-cajal-and-the-case-for-drawing-in-science2/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150623

Full, free blog, images from Sci. Am.

A problem in some young teenage women

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-209303.full

Full, free item, images, linked citations from BMJ Case Rep.

Getting a head

The dynamic cortex: many parts share information

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/06/uncovering-dynamic-cortex?et_cid=4636560&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report from R&D Mag.

Murder in the Middle Pleistocene

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0126589

Full, free article, linked citations, images from PLoS ONE

40,000 year old Neanderthal-sapiens hybrid found

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43354/title/Neanderthal-Human-Hybrid-Unearthed/

Full, free item, image, links from The Scientist

Early sign of Alzheimer: white matter damage

http://consumer.healthday.com/cognitive-health-information-26/alzheimer-s-news-20/white-matter-damage-in-brain-may-help-identify-early-alzheimer-s-699606.html

Full, free essay from HealthDay News



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Anatomical spring: June 12-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, June 12, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Anatomical spring: June 12-19

Just the head

Cerebral arterial circle in macroencephaly

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-209424.full

Complete, free report, images, linked citations from BMJ Case Rep.

Brain's lymphatic system

http://www.upworthy.com/no-big-deal-or-anything-theres-a-whole-hidden-network-in-your-body-that-scientists-just-discovered?c=upw1&u=976fe28b526922e63b62b6e2751bfb8c57402a4a

Short, free note, image from The Upworthiest

Aging brain shrinks, cell density constant

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/06/cell-density-remains-constant-brain-shrinks-age?et_cid=4624426&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story, images from R&D Mag.

Creativity and the cerebellum

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2015/05/creativity-tied-cerebellum-first-time?et_cid=4596841&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item, links, image from Biosci. Tech.

Post-traumatic brain injuries more frequent in prisons

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/traumatic-brain-injury-prison/?WT.mc_id=SA_IDR_20150609

Full, free essay, links from Sci. Am.

The other parts

Arthroscopic knee surgery: more harmful than good

http://www.bmj.com/content/350/bmj.h2747

Full, free article, linked citations, graphics from BMJ

Old folks

Big year in paleoanthropology!

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-most-momentous-year-in-the-history-of-paleoanthropology/?WT.mc_id=SA_EVO_20150615

Full, free review, links from Sci. Am.

The origins of Europeans

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/16/science/dna-deciphers-roots-of-modern-europeans.html?_r=0

Full, free article, images, links from The New York Times


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June anatomy: June 7-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2015

June anatomy: June 7-12

Not the brain

High heels and visits to the ER

http://www.scientificamerican.com/video/high-heels-high-risk/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150608

Free video from Sci. Am.

Body height and sperm motility

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/sperm-motility-gene-linked-to-height/81251324/

Complete, free report, links from GEN

The brain

Type "O" folks have more gray matter

http://www.dddmag.com/articles/2015/06/o-blood-type-means-more-gray-matter-less-alzheimers-british-researchers-say?et_cid=4614926&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

Explorers of the brain

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=78672

Free audio file from NSF


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Annual conference anatomy: May 21-June 7

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 21, 2015
Updated: Monday, June 08, 2015

Conference anatomy: May 21-June 7

Tongue lesion

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1408030?query=TOC

Free, short note, image from New Engl. j. Med.

What is ox-eye?

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-210979.full

Complete, free report, images, linked citations from BMJ Case Rep.

Sign of Lyme disease in child

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1408084?query=TOC

Short piece, images from New Engl. j. Med.

Chorea of arm and sarcoidosis

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1407763?query=TOC

Brief, free item, images, video from New Engl. j. Med.


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Anatomy this week: May 14-21

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 14, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Anatomy this week: May 14-21

Thanks to 'net detectives Shawn Parcells and Anne Geller

Unusual anatomy

Digital images of skeletal pathologies and more

http://www.isfri.org/

Free website from Int'l. Soc. Forensic Rad. and Imaging

Where did that darned circumflex artery get to?

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-210495.full

Short, free note, images, references from BMJ Case Rep.

Prolapse pictures; traumas too

http://iheartautopsy.com/

Free website from Mortui vivos docent

Neuroanatomy

Successfully quitting smoking: different brain wiring?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/05/brains-smokers-who-quit-successfully-might-be-wired-success?et_cid=4570099&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report, images from Biosci. Tech.

Old anatomy

40,000 year-old mandible: mix of Neanderthal and modern

http://www.nature.com/news/early-european-may-have-had-neanderthal-great-great-grandparent-1.17534

Complete, free article, image, links, references from Nature

Agriculture's impact on human skeletal evolution

http://time.com/3890731/michelle-obama-workout/

Full, free story, links from Time

House of cards evolution

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/05/evolution-house-cards-model-wins?et_cid=4572325&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from R&D Mag.


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Springtime anatomy: May 7-14

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 07, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Springtime anatomy: May 7-14

Thanks to 'net detective A.J. Petto

Anatomical ideas

Digital diseases

http://www.digitiseddiseases.org/alpha/

Free website, some images not available on-line

Microscope to look into the brain

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/05/researchers-create-microscope-allowing-deep-brain-exploration?et_cid=4566166&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from R&D Mag.

The liver compressed a lung

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1404964?query=TOC

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

The head

The brain on books

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/frontiers-for-young-minds/the-reading-brain/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150513

Full, free blog, image from Sci. Am.

Childhood concussions and school work

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2015/05/06/peds.2014-3434.full.pdf+html

Full, free pdf article, tables, referencs from Pediatrics

The evolution of the head

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42944/title/The-Rise-of-Heads/

Complete, free report, image, links from The Scientist


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Anatomy for you: April 30-May 7

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 30, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Anatomy for you: April 30-May 7

Thanks to 'net detective Henriette Evans

The brain

In strokes, opposite hemisphere key to recovery

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-opposite-side-of-the-brain-to-a-clot-is-key-to-stroke-rehabilitation/?WT.mc_id=SA_MB_20150429

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

Out-of-body experience, hippocampus, and cingulate

http://www.livescience.com/50683-out-of-body-illusion.html

Full, free essay from LiveScience

Thalamus-cortex connections reduced in preemies

http://www.techtimes.com/articles/50650/20150504/premature-birth-alters-brain-connections-may-be-linked-to-autism-study-finds.htm

Full, free story, links from Tech Times

More head parts

Gingiva-prostate connection?

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/addressing-gum-disease-alleviates-prostate-symptoms/81251234/

Full, free story, links from GEN

Concussions in amateur football

http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2281575

Free abstract from JAMA Ped.

Not the head

The enteric nervous system

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/gut-feelings-the-second-brain-in-our-gastrointestinal-systems-excerpt/?WT.mc_id=SA_EVO_20150504

Full, free essay from Sci. Am.

Faith and evolution teaching not at odds

http://news.psu.edu/story/346257/2015/02/25/research/understanding-faith-teaching-evolution-not-mutually-exclusive?utm_source=newswire&utm_medium=email&utm_content=04-30-2015&utm_campaign=research%20newswire

Press release from Penn State Univ.

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Anatomical April: April 23-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 24, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Anatomical April: April 23-30

Thanks to 'net detective Linda Moussakova, Thomas Mikkelsen, Ed Harman, and Wendy Riggs

Free (with attribution) illustrations

Paper art, 19th century illustrations, and human anatomy

http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=fr&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Flmoussakova.wordpress.com/

Free website, translates to English

From Univ. Minn.

http://www.cehd.umn.edu/phys/imagebank/Bones/default.html

Lots of line drawings

From an etext

http://www.bruceforciea.com/etextchapters/etexthumananatrevmay12.pdf

Many images

 Creative commons has many anatomical illustrations

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Anatomy

Free website

Getting a head

Tinnitus map

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42823/title/One-Man-Tinnitus-Map/

Full, free essay, link to original summary from The Scientist

Brain differences in cocaine users

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/04/your-brain-drugs-functional-differences-brain-communication-cocaine-users?et_cid=4543196&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Drug discov. & develop.

Post traumatic brain swelling: how does it happen?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/04/scientists-pinpoint-brain-swelling-mechanism?et_cid=4537915&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

Pollution v brain size

http://newsroom.heart.org/news/long-term-exposure-to-air-pollution-may-harm-your-brain?preview=f88d

Press release, links from Am. Heart Assoc.


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