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Biology

A Look Inside Mitochondria: Components, Cellular Respiration, and Disorders

It’s the mantra of every biology classroom: The mitochondrion is the powerhouse of the cell. But what does that actually mean? Mitochondria (the plural of mitochondrion) are the organelles responsible for producing most of the cell's adenosine ...
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Technology in Anatomy Education

What Does 2022 Have in Store for American Higher Ed?

If the past two years have taught us anything, it’s that the future is unpredictable. The pandemic has added confusion and uncertainty and has forced ...
Technology in Anatomy Education, Biology

Your Visible Biology Questions ANSWERED!

In January 2022, we will officially release Visible Biology as a standalone web product and as part of Courseware, the web-based platform that ...
Pathology

What We Know—And Don’t Know—About Long COVID

Some experts have called it “our next national health disaster.”  For almost two years, much of the medical research community has focused on ...
News

[Non-COVID] Medical News Roundup 2021

2021 was a huge year for health news here in the United States as COVID vaccines were rolled out and we had to learn several fraternities’ worth of ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

Study Smarter with These Three Strategies

The fall semester is coming to a close, and students around the world are getting ready to do battle with their most formidable foe: finals. Visible ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

A Beginner’s Guide to Augmented Reality in the Classroom

Augmented reality (AR) offers dynamic ways for students to engage with both course content and the world around them.  More and more educators are ...
Anatomy & Physiology

4 Body Parts to Be Thankful For

When it comes to the body, some organs get more credit than others. We have so many songs and metaphors about lungs, guts, and veins, and we even ...

A Pancreatic Primer for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Though pancreatic cancer is considered rare, it is the fourth leading cause of cancer death and has the highest mortality rate of major cancers. For ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

Developing Clinical Reasoning Skills in the Anatomy Lab with Dr. Cara Sandholdt

Students don’t always want to pay attention to their anatomy and physiology coursework—sometimes they would rather focus on medicine and clinical ...