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Feeling Hormonal: A Look at the Endocrine System

  “Feeling hormonal?” Or, “It’s just the hormones!” We all complain about hormones without really knowing where they come from or what they do. Turns ...
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When You Gotta Go, You Gotta Go: The Ins and Outs of Urinary System Anatomy and Physiology

I'm going to be straight with you: there are a lot of pee jokes I could have slipped into this post, but being the upstanding person I am (and having ...
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Medical accuracy is important (duh). Our VP of Biomedical Visualization explains why.

It seems like it would be such a no-brainer, doesn't it? Of course medical accuracy is important! We're talking about actual human lives, after ...
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High-Tech Classrooms: Learning with Virtual Human Anatomy

Nine years ago, we did something risky: we took our company’s most precious assets—our interactive 3D anatomy models—and made them available to ...
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Students Say: More instructors should use 3D visual anatomy apps

In our last post, we spoke to a few students who use Human Anatomy Atlas, and they have a lot of cool insights into how using our app helps them ...
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That Boom Boom Pow: Virtual Dissection (sort of) of the Human Heart

The heart is a bit ubiquitous. While it's responsible for keeping your body in perfectly oxygenated condition, it's also commonly used as a metaphor ...
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Year-End Roundup: The Seven Coolest Medical Stories of 2016

Well, here we are again in the final stretch of the year. Hard to believe 2016 is over, huh? Although I won't be sad to say goodbye to it—Carrie ...
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Students Say: 3D anatomy apps teach me things that textbooks can't.

We spoke to a few students who use our 3D anatomy app Human Anatomy Atlas, and they have a lot of cool insights into how using our app helps them ...
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A Lot on Our Minds: A Virtual Human Brain Dissection with Atlas 2017

The brain is an insanely complex organ. It's the reason you're you. And as I type this, it occurs to me that this post is basically an ...
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Brrrr! A Chilling Look at Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder)

Frozen shoulder—no, it’s not when your arm goes numb because you got hit with too many snowballs—or as the professionals call it, adhesive ...
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