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What "I Love Lucy" can teach us about capillary nutrient exchange

During yesterday’s review session we went over the circulatory system, an important part of which is the exchange of nutrients, gasses, and waste products between the blood and the body’s tissues at the capillaries. Nutrients and gasses diffuse into the … Continue reading

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Pictures and video for a Sunday afternoon.

Source. A reader pointed me to a second composite image of a “global human.” It is “a composite itself from four composite of Northwest European, South & West Asian, East Asian and African faces…” As I said in the comments … Continue reading

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Big cats + catnip = ???

This is awesome. Someone videotaped various big cats (not all of them are ‘true’ big cats, but whatever) reacting to a bag of catnip in their environments. Most of them just roll around a lot and bat at things that … Continue reading

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No news is good news?

I’ve been pretty quiet this week, mostly because I took your advice and started reading. Stephen King (yes, now you know I’m a fan of High Literature) has written about four novels since I stopped having time to read regularly … Continue reading

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Video: counter-current multiplier

A former student of mine shared this wonderful little video with me at the end of summer session. Counter-current multiplication is the way the nephron reabsorbs Na+ ions and water in the loop of Henle to produce concentrated urine and … Continue reading

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King of the Lab!

Check out this tres cool fan video of my favorite television scientist, Jack Hodgins.

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Some tunes for the morning.

Here, have some pretty music to brighten your morning. The hook, loosely translated, means “the night is my blanket”. I’m cranky because Advisor is out of town and he’s making us go in his stead to some meeting with representatives … Continue reading

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