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Anatomy and Physiology: The Adventures of Super Spleen

You could say that the spleen has a special place in my heart (figuratively, of course). When I was in fifth grade, my classmates and I learned about ...
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How to Integrate Anatomy and Pathology Content Using Courseware

Today, I’m going to show you how to use Courseware to integrate content from across Visible Body’s suite of apps in a series of lessons about ...
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Anatomy and Physiology: The Terrific Tongue

Here’s something fun you can tell people at parties: the tongue isn’t a single muscle—it’s a muscular hydrostat. What’s a muscular hydrostat, you ...
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Meet the VB Team: The Masterminds of Medical Visualization

The biomedical visualization team at Visible Body creates highly visual and interactive 3D models and animations used by students in high school, ...
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The Wonderful Windpipe: Five Awesome Facts about the Trachea

Guess what? I know what you’re doing right this second. (And no, I don’t have psychic powers.) You’re breathing! Well, probably. You’re constantly ...
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Going to med school? The president of Northeastern University's American Medical Women's Association has some advice for you

Recently I had the opportunity to interview Kayla Meyer, a graduating senior at Northeastern University. She's a candidate for a Bachelor's of ...
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Wise Up! Three "Whys" of Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth may sound mystical, but all they are is the third set of molars (the large back teeth that grind up our food). They are the last set of ...
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A Digital Post: Fingers and Thumbs

What do you, an opossum, and an orangutan have in common? Opposable thumbs! Opposable thumbs have helped humans go from making and using our first ...
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Let's Untangle This: All About Hair

Shampooing, conditioning, curling, straightening, trimming, coloring, shaving, plucking, waxing...it can take a lot of effort to groom the hair on ...
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You've Got Some More Nerve(s): The Cranial Nerves

Let’s face it. (Ha!) There’s a lot going on in (and on) your head at any given time. Your eyes gather information about light, your ears collect ...
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