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Raising the Dead: Horror and Haunting in Tessa Harris's The Lazarus Curse

Brandy L. Schillace | Posted 07.28.2014 | Books
Brandy L. Schillace

The figures of open wombs, many with the child still inside, offer mute revelations about birth's darker side -- and Tessa Harris expertly explores just such grim shadows.

What Makes Us Human?

Rob Brooks | Posted 06.04.2014 | Science
Rob Brooks

What separates humans from other animals, including our closest relatives? It's one of those big questions perennially posed by the evo-curious public. But until recently I seldom gave it much thought, mostly because the answers tend to get hung up on one trait or another.

The Science of Anatomy Is Undergoing a Major Revival

Dr. John R. Hutchinson | Posted 06.15.2014 | Science
Dr. John R. Hutchinson

Anatomy is for everyone. It is easy to relate to, because we all live in fleshy anatomical bodies that rouse our curiosity from an early age, and everywhere in nature there are surprising parallels with -- as well as bizarre differences from -- our anatomical body-plans.

Simple Lifestyle Change Linked To Improved Moods

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.06.2013 | Science

Are sunny skies overhead the key to a sunny disposition? New research from the United Arab Emirates shows a strong link between positive moods and tim...

Katie Scott - Body of Work (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 10.15.2013 | Arts
Crane.tv

Katie Scott came to fore by way of a cover art and poster commission by British band Bombay Bicycle Club. As a result, her work - strongly influence...

REVEALED: Weird Way Odd Mammal Keeps Its Sex Organs Hot

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 07.17.2013 | Science

An unusual mammal in Madagascar has gobs of a special type of fat called brown fat packed around its sex organs, according to a new study. Brown fa...

FREAKY: Head Transplants Could Become Reality, Scientist Says

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.08.2013 | Science

In a provocative new paper, an Italian neuroscientist outlines how to perform a complete human head transplant, arguing that such a surgical procedure...

Fat Cell Surprise Points To New Treatments For Obesity, Diabetes

| Elizabeth Norton | Posted 07.02.2013 | Science

Transforming fat cells into calorie-burning machines may sound like the ultimate form of weight control, but the idea is not as far-fetched as it sou...

Scientist Discovers New Structure Inside Human Body

Posted 06.13.2013 | Science

By: Live Science Staff Published: 06/12/2013 07:13 AM EDT on LiveScience Scientists have discovered a previously unknown layer lurking in the huma...

Bizarre Anatomy Explains Woman's Painful Spasms, Doctors Say

Posted 05.10.2013 | Science

By: Lauren Cahoon Roberts, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor Published: 05/08/2013 05:05 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily An 87-year-old Swiss woman who suf...

WATCH: 'Stupendous' Brain Technique Hailed By Scientists

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 05.29.2013 | Science

NEW YORK -- Talk about clearing your head: Stanford University scientists have found a way to make see-through mouse brains. You take the brain out o...

Sex-Ed Needs K-12 Foundation Like Math, According To New Standards

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.21.2013 | Health News
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

The Chicago Board of Education recently approved a new sexual health education policy, based on the National Sexuality Education Standards&n...

Gruesome Specimen Sheds Light On 'Dark Ages' Science

Posted 03.07.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 03/05/2013 10:25 AM EST on LiveScience In the second century, an ethnically Greek Roman...

NSFW VIDEO: Dead Gator Provides Peek At Reptile's 'Bizarre' Penis

Posted 02.22.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 02/21/2013 09:09 AM EST on LiveScience Unlike many other reptiles and mammals, alligators sport...

From Seed to Plant: Yoga and the New Anatomy of Interconnectedness

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 03.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

In his book Anatomy Trains, author Tom Myers developed a model of this interconnectedness in terms of the soft tissues of the body. Muscles, tendons and ligaments are not individual parts, Myers proposed, but rather are organized in large networks of fascial structures.

The Beautiful And Efficient Anatomy Of Pregnancy

Alexander Tsiaras | Posted 03.20.2013 | TED Weekends
Alexander Tsiaras

2013-01-18-tsiaraspullMy goal is to visualize life in all its glory. And to see how daily lifestyle decisions affect the choreography of all of our cellular activity, causing disturbances stored in trillions of X, Y, Z coordinates.

Belly Button Mystery Continues To Baffle Biologists

| Posted 11.12.2012 | Science

By Rob Dunn This is a confession. I started out as a respectable sort of ecologist studying rain forests and then at some point my road turned and I ...

Brain Study Locates Seat Of Selfishness, Altruism

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 07.19.2012 | Science

Some people are generous--others, not so much. Why is that? A new study from Switzerland suggests that the answer to that question may be a matter ...

Scientists Discover Weird Sensory Organ That Helps Whales Survive

Posted 05.23.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 05/23/2012 01:11 PM EDT on LiveScience Whales that feed by taking big gulps of the ocean...

LOOK: Thinly Sliced Human Provides Inspiration For Artist

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 04.30.2012 | Science

Call it the intersection between anatomy and art. A series of paper sculptures by Lisa Nilsson, an artist based in North Adams, Mass., was inspire...

12 Underappreciated (But Totally Awesome) Bodily Fluids

MentalFloss.com | Posted 04.10.2012 | Weird News

Blood, sweat, tears? Everybody knows about those. But what about interstitial fluid, vitreous humors, and other lesser-known fluids you have oozin...

PHOTOS: 'Animal Inside Out' Exhibition Shows Guts, Blood Vessels

Posted 04.05.2012 | Science

Do the 'plasticized' cadavers in German anatomist Gunther von Hagens' "Body Worlds exhibitions take your breath away, or get under your skin? What...

Epiphany By Anatomy: How Seeing a Dead Body Helped Me Understand Life

Michael O'Loughlin | Posted 09.21.2011 | Religion
Michael O'Loughlin

Never before had I been so close to a dead body unadorned with embalming fluids and inches of makeup, much less buckets of lifeless organs. Those 20 minutes were nothing short of epiphanic.

Female Anatomy 101 with Health Expert Dr. Oz!

Posted 08.09.2011 | Women

Think you know everything there is to know about a woman's body? You may be surprised. Here's a rundown of female body parts and how they work, fro...

'Go Deeper': Another Yoga Cliché

Erica Heinz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Erica Heinz

In yoga class, you'll often be told to "go deeper" while you're holding a pose. It's a yoga cliché, a lesson that's lost its power. It can be taken literally but that's not always the best idea. So what exactly does it mean?