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DNA and RNA Basics: Replication, Transcription, and Translation

DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is one of the most important molecules in your body, and though around 99.9% of your DNA is the same as that of every other human, the 0.1% that’s different is what makes you genetically unique! This tiny biological ...
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Pathology

A Heated Discussion: Heat Exhaustion, Heat Stroke, and Other Heat-Related Illnesses

Summer is coming. Not quite as ominous-sounding as “winter is coming,” perhaps, but summer carries a series of health emergency risks that are ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

Visible Body Improves Student Performance: HAPS 2021 with Dr. Cindy Harley

The HAPS Annual Conference provides a great opportunity for anatomy instructors to network and share teaching resources and research. This year, ...
Pathology

What Is Scoliosis?

Did you know that scoliosis, or abnormal lateral curvature of the spine, affects around 2-3% of the US population? That’s between six and nine ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

5 Tech Tips for Courseware Instructors

Instructors come to Courseware with varying degrees of comfort using web and mobile apps, and the customer support team at Visible Body are experts ...
Pathology

Three Key Facts About Cystic Fibrosis

As you might already be aware, May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month. Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a rare, progressive disease characterized by ...
News, Pathology

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 ...
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 ...