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Pathology

Flu Vaccines Are Nothing to Sneeze At

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: time to get your flu vaccine! Let’s explore the Spanish flu epidemic, the development of the flu vaccine, and what the flu vaccine is like today. The Spanish flu pandemic  The Spanish flu, one of the ...
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Biology

No Frog? No Prob! A 3D Visual Guide to Frog Anatomy

There’s a reason frog dissection is the quintessential biology lab: examining frog anatomy teaches students about how organ systems function in ...
Pathology

The Dirt on Diabetes: The Basics of a Chronic Disease

Diabetes is a disease that’s becoming more and more common. It’s been estimated that by 2045, there will be 700 million people aged 20-75 with known ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

Make Life Sciences Classrooms More Inclusive by “Shaking Up” Assessment

The Visible Body Blog · Make Life Sciences Classrooms More Inclusive By "Shaking Up" Assessment Click the play button to listen to an audio version ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

3D-ifying OpenStax Textbooks with Visible Body

What happens when you combine OpenStax’s free textbooks with Visible Body’s interactive 3D models? A lot of learning.  OpenStax partnered with ...
Anatomy & Physiology

The Biome Inside You: An Introduction to Gut Flora

The nineteenth century poet Walt Whitman famously wrote “I am large, I contain multitudes,” and though he wrote that over a hundred years before ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

Why Visible Body Is a Great Match for Career and Technical Education Programs

Health sciences is the most popular track in career and technical education (CTE) programs in high schools across the United States, and many CTE ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

3 Reasons College A&P Students Should Use Visible Body

So you’re a college student with a lot on your plate. You’re trying to reach that school/work/life balance, and you want an anatomy and physiology ...
Biology

Free Lesson Plan: Teaching Replication, Transcription, and Translation

DNA replication, transcription, and translation basics are an important part of any introductory biology course. Here’s a lesson plan instructors can ...
Pathology

How the “Crown Jewel of Epidemiology” Changed How We Look at Heart Disease

Did you know that Framingham, Massachusetts is home to both Visible Body HQ and one of the most important longitudinal medical studies in human ...