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Biggest Challenges Facing Anatomy Teachers in 2018

Over the past year we asked hundreds of anatomy instructors this question: “What are the biggest challenges facing you and your students?” Last week, ...
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Anatomy and Physiology of the Lower Respiratory System

We breathe anywhere from 17,000 to 24,000 times a day (or more!), and most of the time we don't even think about it. We can focus on the more ...
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From the Instructor Hive Mind: Top 10 Study Tips for Acing A&P

It’s nearing the end of February, which means midterms are coming up fast and it’s officially too late to use the “I’m still in holiday-mode” excuse. ...
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A Lot on Our Minds Part 2: Digging Deeper

A little while ago, we virtually dissected the outer structures of the brain using Human Anatomy Atlas. Need a review? Go back and read (or watch) it ...
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Five Amazing Views in Augmented Reality: Kidney and Urinary Anatomy in AR

If you want to understand what an anatomical structure does, you need to know more than just its location. You also need to comprehend its layers and ...
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Feeling Hormonal: A Look at the Endocrine System

“Feeling hormonal?” Or, “It’s just the hormones!” We all complain about hormones without really knowing where they come from or what they do. Turns ...
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When You Gotta Go, You Gotta Go: The Ins and Outs of Urinary System Anatomy and Physiology

I'm going to be straight with you: there are a lot of pee jokes I could have slipped into this post, but being the upstanding person I am (and having ...
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That Boom Boom Pow: Virtual Dissection (sort of) of the Human Heart

The heart is a bit ubiquitous. While it's responsible for keeping your body in perfectly oxygenated condition, it's also commonly used as a metaphor ...
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A Lot on Our Minds: A Virtual Human Brain Dissection with Atlas 2017

The brain is an insanely complex organ. It's the reason you're you. And as I type this, it occurs to me that this post is basically an ...
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Anatomy and Physiology: The Pharynx and Epiglottis

Once upon a time, I almost died. I was two years old and at my grandmother’s house, where my cousins were having a blast trying to find the plastic ...
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