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Biology

3 Creatures that Confused Darwin

When a 22-year-old Charles Darwin, fresh from studies at Cambridge, left on a voyage to circumnavigate the globe, nobody expected much. In fact, Darwin was practically an afterthought. The HMS Beagle was bound for a surveying voyage; its purpose was ...
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Pathology

All About Itching

Are you itching to learn about itching?  Everybody itches, but it turns out that the cause of pruritus (the formal term for itching) is more ...
Pathology

How Does Caffeine Affect the Body?

Did you know that caffeine is the most popular drug in the world? About 90% of North American adults consume caffeine daily, and the demand for ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

What Instructors and Administrators Need to Know About Mobile Learning (M-Learning)

M-learning, also known as mobile learning, is one of the most exciting frontiers in education. More and more students access learning materials on ...
Biology

Explore the Anatomy of Invertebrates with New Models!

To celebrate the new models released in Visible Biology this week, let’s look at invertebrate anatomy. Studying invertebrates is a great way to get ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

4 Methods to Boost Student Engagement

The fall semester is almost upon us! To kick off the new academic year, let’s talk about student engagement.  It’s clear that education has an ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

New: Human Anatomy Atlas 2023+, Where 3D Visualization Meets 2D Realism!

Welcome to Human Anatomy Atlas 2023+! Now, more than 6,000 manipulatable 3D structures and more than 200 histology slides and illustrations are at ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

Different Anatomy Tools Are Key to the Learning Process

We love to keep up to date with anatomy education research, so today on the Visible Body Blog, we’re going to look at a recent study on anatomy ...

Beyond Just XX or XY: The Complexities of Biological Sex

One of the reasons human biology is so interesting is because it’s so complex; rarely are there neat answers.  We’re often taught that when it comes ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

How Visible Body Supports Executive Function Skills

It’s 11:30 pm. You’re a student who needs to take a final exam online in your hybrid course. It’s timed, and it’s due at midnight. Procrastination ...