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Why are scientists so excited about the newest malaria vaccine?

It may be surprising that in a world where we’ve developed vaccines to protect us against everything from polio to the seasonal flu, there isn’t (yet) a highly effective and widely available vaccine against malaria, a disease that infects around 229 ...
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Technology in Anatomy Education

Pros and Cons of Remote Proctoring Technology

It’s that wonderful time of year again—final exams! As has most likely become apparent in the past year, giving an exam in an online course is ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

College Libraries After COVID: Looking Towards the Future

In our ongoing series of blog posts about higher education during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve focused primarily on the experience of ...
Pathology

IBS and IBD: What's the Difference?

Did you know that around 10-15% of people suffer from IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)? Many people don’t even know they suffer from this common ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Pathology

Et Tu, Immune System? 4 Seasonal Allergy Facts

Spring is in the air! And if you live in the northeastern US, pollen soon will be, too. This means that, despite the warm weather, people who get ...

Marvelous Melanin: A Pigmentation Primer

One of the coolest things about humans is how varied we are in appearance—we have a wide range of eye, hair, and skin colors that make us unique! ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

Predictions From Over 1500 Students and 350 Administrators for the Future of Online and Hybrid College Courses

Recently, BestCollege.com released the results of a large survey of college students and administrators detailing both students’ and institutions’ ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

Making the Most of Custom Content in Human Anatomy Atlas 2021

Human Anatomy Atlas 2021 is now available in Courseware, Web Suite, and for Site Licenses/Group Subscriptions! This means that our customers using ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Biology

Women's History Spotlight: Five Fantastic Female Scientists You Should Know

March is Women’s History Month—we thought we’d celebrate by learning about the achievements of five women who made huge contributions to biology, ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

The Anatomy of a Virtual A&P Lab Course

As we approach the one-year mark of many instructors adding remote elements to their courses (or switching to hybrid or fully online courses), the ...