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Posts tagged tissue

December 4, 2008

 

Students learning surgical techniques

Biobanking

Have you ever wondered where medical scientists get tissue samples for their research?

June 2, 2005

 

Skin Tags

Have you spotted a strange mole, only to discover it doesn’t really resemble a mole at all? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 20, 2005

 

A Mechanical Leech?

There aren't too many of us who think leeches are cool--but they are still used in medicine, and now there is even a mechanical leech.

July 29, 2004

 

Word Up, Brain

Learn about the motor cortex and its functions on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Can the Dead Move?

The chemicals that cause this reaction are stored in our nerve endings, and when we die, they’re gradually released.

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