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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! Though these traits are regulated by many different genes, they have one very important thing in ...
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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 ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Pathology

What Is Heart Valve Disease?

Valentine’s Day may have come and gone, but seeing as February is National Heart Month we’ve got another circulatory system blog post for you! In the ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Biology

I Want To Know What Blood Is: A 3D Visual Field Guide to Blood Cells

It’s February, and you know what that means here at VB...it’s time for a blog post about the circulatory system! Instead of focusing on the heart, ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

Introducing the Courseware 3.1 Quizzing Updates!

Curious about what quizzing updates were included in the newest Courseware release? Robin Schectman, a Product Owner and member of the Courseware and ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

How Does Visible Body Courseware Compare with Pearson's Mastering A&P?

If you’re a regular reader of the VB Blog, or if you’ve been keeping an eye on recent tech in education trends, you’ll know that lots of instructors ...
Biology

Word Games: Centrosome vs. Centrioles

As is the case in A&P, keeping track of terminology can be one of the most challenging parts of a biology course, especially when you’re studying ...