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VB News Desk: Horns?! Nope, just an enlarged external occipital protuberance.

Here at Visible Body, we enjoy keeping up with the latest scientific research. When we heard there was a study saying that young people were growing ...
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Inside the Cadaver Lab Part 2: An Interview with Chad Howland, PT, DPT, CMPT

For the second installment in our Inside the Cadaver Lab series, we interviewed Chad Howland, PT, DPT, CMPT, a professor at Husson University’s ...
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VB News Desk: No Sleep? No Good.

Often romanticized in books and movies, the ambiguity of night owls has enticed viewers for decades. However, those who lurk during later hours may ...
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Inside the Cadaver Lab Part 1: The Past, Present, and Future of Cadaver Dissection

Dissection-simulating technology is certainly a useful addition to the curriculum in many labs and classrooms, but performing dissections of real ...
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VB News Desk: The Limits of Human Endurance

A new study published this month in Science Advances revealed the limit of human endurance and attributes it to the constraints of the human ...
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EMT School and Certification: Using Human Anatomy Atlas to Learn and Study

Hey anatomy aficionados, you might remember me from my Surviving College as a Pre-Med blog post, but if you’re new here, I’m Madison, Visible Body’s ...
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VB News Desk: Advances in Diagnosing Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

CTE — or chronic traumatic encephalopathy — is a neurodegenerative disease that occurs as a result of repeated head trauma. Concussions can play a ...
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Constantly Learning: How Med Students Use 3D Technology to Study Anytime, Anywhere

“I was sitting at a coffee shop in Harvard Square and needed to transfer my Human Anatomy Atlas app from an old Surface Pro to a new one. The ...
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VB News Desk: The Facts on the Fabella

Did you know that 39% of people have an extra bone in their knee called the fabella? The fabella is a small sesamoid bone that sits behind the ...
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Viva the Vagus! Five Facts About the Tenth Cranial Nerve

Has someone ever told you to “go with your gut,” or have you ever trusted a “gut feeling” without knowing why? Well, “gut feeling” is a more literal ...
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