Sunday, March 27, 2011

Doctors Need To Learn

Every Doctor Needs to Learn - here's an article about having Resident Interns operating on patients. Before you read the article - what are your views on having an intern operate on you? After reading the article - have you changed your view?

Monday, March 21, 2011

Immortal Jellyfish?

We had a brief discussion about how jellyfish move in my classes today, and our brief chat about hydrostatic skeletons gave Matt Barber just enough time to find out about what are portrayed as "immortal" jellyfish. Thanks to both Matt and Addie for sending me the full story. We don't have time to talk about other phyla of animals much, and this story shows how reproductively diverse they can be. Check it out!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Using stem cells to treat TBI

Hi everyone,
Here is an interesting article that Winston sent me about research involving the use of stem cells to treat TBI. It's relevant to both our current study of the nervous system, and to our upcoming discussion of bones. Check it out!

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Vital Bodies Exhibit potential field trip!

Want to go see this exhibit together? Please reply to this post if you would like to go Saturday March 26th. If we have more than 10 people we can get a group discount: $8 if you're 17 or under ($14 w/ student ID otherwise).

We would meet up at the school and take a couple of vans down to San Jose to check out the exhibit and expand our appreciation for and understanding of the human body.

Are you the next Natalie Portman?

Read this article and find out!

Natalie Portman, Oscar Winner, Was Also a Precocious Scientist