3 Genes That Give People Superpowers

3 Genes That Give People Superpowers

Who hasn’t dreamed of having superpowers? There’s probably some part of you that wishes a radioactive spider or a chemical dump could give you some epic origin story. But it turns out, there really are somewhat-superpowered people who walk among…

So You Want to go to Mars?

So You Want to go to Mars?

[MUSIC] [MUSIC] Congratulations! Your application to be among the next generation of astronauts has been accepted! You’ve proven to have the right stuff. As a member of the newest astronaut class, you’re going to take trips farther and longer than…

Smooth and Fractured Deposits in Eridania Valleys

Smooth and Fractured Deposits in Eridania Valleys

The ancient highland channels in this image empty into the Eridania Basin a large topographically low enclosure with smooth-appearing terrains that may have once contained a large paleolake or ancient sea. Water in these channels flowed to the east into…

Anatomical Position, Directional Terms, and Body Planes | Anatomy Basics Lecture

Anatomical Position, Directional Terms, and Body Planes | Anatomy Basics Lecture

OOPS!! So sorry I forgot the OBLIQUE plane!! An oblique section is any section that is not sagittal, coronal, or transverse. It is not parallel to the body’s axis and does not intersect it at a right angle.

What If You Never Got Out Of Bed

What If You Never Got Out Of Bed

Forty-three percent of Americans say they’re too tired to function. So, odds are, you’re pretty exhausted. Some mornings, you might even fantasize about staying in bed…forever. Hey, look, your wish came true! You’ve got food, a bedpan, and an endless…

What Does Sugar Actually Do To Your Body?

it’s interesting when we design our studies we provide diets that are high in starch and then we take away that starch and replaced it with sugar why do we even see such unfavorable effects when we replace pasta or…

Making bone in the lab

As we all live longer, one of the issues that will happen is that our bones become weaker and we are at greater risk of diseases such as osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. One in two women and one in five men…

How Is Your Phone Changing You?

How Is Your Phone Changing You?

Of the 7 billion people on Earth, roughly 6 billion own a cellphone, which is pretty shocking, given that only 4.5 billion have access to a working toilet. So how are these popular gadgets changing your body and brain? If…

Why Do We Have Pubic Hair?

Pubic hair, the hair that grows around the genital area of an adolescent or adult human – and sometimes stretches beyond – seems not to be in vogue these days. We start to see it during what we call the…