Biophysics Graduate Student Handbook

Biophysics Graduate Student Handbook

Biophysics is a highly integrated discipline that encompasses nearly all aspects of biomedical science, from the interaction of various forms of energy with biologically relevant molecules to the mechanical forces involved with limb movement in an intact organism. What makes distinguishes biophysics from other disciplines of biomedical science is its app ...

Overview of General Biology

Overview of General Biology

The first scientific and systematic work was developed in Greece. The early Romans seemed to be interested more in the preactival or applied side of science, whether in agriculture, engineering, transport, etc. After the Greek and Roman periods there was a decline in European science during the Middle Ages between the 3rd and 12th century A.D.

A Brief Guide to the PROMIS® Fatigue Instruments

A Brief Guide to the PROMIS® Fatigue Instruments

The PROMIS Fatigue item banks assess a range of self-reported symptoms, from mild subjective feelings of tiredness to an overwhelming, debilitating, and sustained sense of exhaustion that likely decreases one’s ability to execute daily activities and function normally in family or social roles. Fatigue is divided into the experience of fatigue (frequency ...

How to Identifyand Get Rid of Raccoons

How to Identifyand Get Rid of Raccoons

Learn how to identify raccoons and how to get rid of raccoons in your garden with these helpful tips. WHAT ARE RACCOONS? Raccoons (Procyon lotor) have masks over their eyes because they could rob even a bank vault. These resourceful animals are second in persistence and imagination to no other animal (unless it’s a squirrel at a bird feeder). Raccoons ar ...

Indoor Bonsai Care Instructions

Indoor Bonsai Care Instructions

How To Take Proper Care Of Your Indoor Bonsai Tree Bonsai is the reproduction of natural tree forms in miniature. This art form has its origin in Japan and China where it has been practiced for centuries. Bonsai are grown in pots and are totally dependent on you for their care. With proper care, your bonsai will remain healthy, beautiful and miniature fo ...

Easy Airsoft Pellet / BB Catching Target

Easy Airsoft Pellet / BB Catching Target

This is a tutorial on how to make a very simple, quick, and easy-to-make pellet catching target for airsoft guns. You should be able to make it just with items laying around the house. Admittedly, this is a common design and it is not my idea originally but I hope you find this useful nonetheless. I made it primarily for indoor use so I don't get BBs eve ...

Flora of China (Series)

Flora of China (Series)

This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Find sources: "Flora of China" series – news • newspapers • books • scholar • JSTOR (October 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) This article is about ...

Exploring Science Working Scientifically 8D

Exploring Science Working Scientifically 8D

1 Which of these is a ‘life process’ carried out by all organisms? A photosynthesis B breathing C fermentation D respiration 2 Two kingdoms that contain many unicellular microorganisms are: A prokaryotes and protoctists. B animals and plants. C yeast and fungi. D viruses and bacteria. 3 Multicellular organisms need transport systems to carry materials to ...

Biomes Quiz

Biomes Quiz

1. Which of the following is an abiotic factor in a biome? a. the kinds of trees c. the average temperature b. the number of insect species d. the mosses and algae ____ 2. Which of the following is a biotic factor in a biome? a. the quality of soil c. the presence of ponds and lakes b. the amount of rainfall d. the kinds of grasses ____ 3. The speed of w ...

Abiotic Factor in Ecology

Abiotic Factor in Ecology

“Ecology works at characterizing the Ecology works at characterizing the patterns patterns seen in nature, studying the seen in nature, studying the complex complex interactions interactions among organisms and their environments, and among organisms and their environments, and understanding the mechanisms involved in understanding the mechanisms involve ...

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain

Acupuncture has been used to treat health conditions including pain for over 3000 years, yet it has only been in the last half a century that biochemistry and neural imaging advances have allowed scientific understanding of its physiological mechanisms. This treatise reviews the multiple lines of evidence that the endogenous opioid system is involved in ...

Fluidity in Women’S Sexuality

Sexual fluidity has been proposed as a key component of women’s sexuality. However, not all women acknowledge or experience fluidity in their sexual attractions and behaviors. Because this is the case, what proportion of women are experiencing sexual fluid ity? Research has concluded that a “sizeable minority” of women are experiencing sexual fluidity, w ...

Plant List of Species Recorded in Los Tuxtlas and Uxpanapa. Plant Regeneration Mode (PRM)

Plant List of Species Recorded in Los Tuxtlas and Uxpanapa. Plant Regeneration Mode (PRM)

Plant list of species recorded in Los Tuxtlas and Uxpanapa. Plant regeneration mode (PRM): light-demanding (LD), shade tolerant (ST) and nomads (LD/ST), and seed dispersal syndrome (SDS): Wind (W), Birds (B), Gravity (G) and Mammals (M), recorded in adults.

St. Andrew S Cross

St. Andrew S Cross

Contributed By: USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center. Alternate names. St. Andrew s wort, St. Peter s wort, Peterwort. Ethnobotanic: The Alabama, Choctaw, Houma, Koasat, Natchez, and other Native American tribes used St. Andrew s cross for medicinal purposes.

Analysis of Skeletal Remains - Worksheet

Analysis of Skeletal Remains - Worksheet

Analysis of Skeletal Remains - Worksheet. Return to The Crime Lab See also the Analysis of Skeletal Remains Lab , which involves the use of bone models, as well as actual bones. In this activity, skeletons will be examined for how they vary according to the following.

Study of Tissues

Study of Tissues

Study of Tissues. A tissues is a mass of similar cells and cell products that forms a discrete ______of an organ and performs a specific function. A matrix is material that surrounds the cells, and is composed of fibrous proteins and ground substance. Tissue differences. Types and ______of the cells.