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Posts tagged blood cells

March 6, 2013

 

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What Are Blisters?

Whether from playing too much basketball or jogging in ill-fitting sneakers, we've all had blisters. But what are blisters, and how do they form?

October 23, 2012

 

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How Does The Body Make Blood?

The body must produce the liquid part of blood, called plasma, and the cells that float in it.

May 11, 2012

 

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Two Climbers Climbed Everest Without Supplemental Oxygen. How?

Although Everest had first been climbed in 1953, this was the first successful ascent to be made without supplemental oxygen.

April 6, 2011

 

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Why Do I Sometimes See Tiny Moving Dots?

Those tiny dots are actually blood cells moving in the retina of your eye.

October 1, 2009

 

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Stem Cells That Help Leukemia Patients

Can you name three types of stem cells in your body? Learn about the different kinds of stem cells in the body and how they can help treat leukemia.

March 9, 2004

 

The Anatomy of Fear

What happens in your body when you're frightened? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

How Cells Get Around

This means that instead of staying in one place, the cancer cells migrate from their original site to other parts of the body.

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