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Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel may contain hidden symbols of female anatomy
Publications on the works of Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel indicate that numerous codes and hidden messages may have been inserted for various purposes. (2016-08-31)
Do differences in anatomy matter for achieving orgasm?
A recent review of the medical literature reveals that differences in anatomy may help explain why some individuals experience orgasms more successfully than others. (2016-04-07)
Michelangelo's Medici Chapel may contain hidden symbols of female anatomy
Michelangelo often surreptitiously inserted pagan symbols into his works of art, many of them possibly associated with anatomical representations. (2017-04-04)
3-D printing helps treat woman with spinal condition
Clinicians recently used 3-D printing to help treat a woman with a degenerative condition of the spinal column. (2017-04-20)
New technique improves outcome for living donor liver transplants
Thanks to a review paper done at the University of Alberta radiologists at the University of Alberta Hospital are now using CT imaging for living-donor liver transplantation. (2008-03-18)
Artery variations increase complication risk in liver transplants
3D MDCT angiography is a more efficient way to classify liver arterial anatomy before liver surgery, according to researchers from Duke University in Durham, NC. (2004-12-02)
AAA journal rockets to top of science education category
As AAA publisher Wiley-Blackwell put it in a recent press release, (2011-08-04)
Typical male brain anatomy associated with higher probability of autism spectrum disorder
A study of high-functioning adults with autism spectrum disorder suggests that characteristically male brain anatomy was associated with increased probability of ASD, according to a new article published online by JAMA Psychiatry. (2017-02-08)
Female sexual arousal: Facilitating pleasure and reproduction
Despite numerous studies, publications, and commentaries on human female sexual arousal and orgasm, there is still so much to study and understand about women's sexual pleasure. (2014-12-15)
Cadavers beat computers for learning anatomy
Despite the growing popularity of using computer simulation to help teach college anatomy, students learn much better through the traditional use of human cadavers, according to new research that has implications for health care. (2014-10-16)
Warwick first UK university to acquire von Hagens plastinations for anatomy teaching
More than 200 body parts from Gunther von Hagens' laboratory in Germany will be used to teach anatomy to medical students at the University of Warwick. (2008-10-15)
Engineering Animation, Inc. Demonstrates Internet Anatomy At Visible Human Project Conference
Anatomy students can interactively examine authentic human organs, probe a real human thorax and remove individual muscles down to the skeleton-without using a cadaver-due to Internet Anatomy, an online resource being developed by Engineering Animation, Inc. (1998-10-01)
Gray's Anatomy for Students, world's bestselling anatomy textbooks, now available on iPad
Elsevier, the leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today its new Gray's Anatomy for Students App, for iPad, is now available on the App Store. (2011-08-02)
Olsen, Drake, Schoenwolf receive highest honors from anatomy society
The American Association of Anatomists presented its highest awards during the society's Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. (2011-04-25)
Fossil holds new insights into how fish evolved onto land
The fossil of an early snake-like animal -- called Lethiscus stocki -- has kept its evolutionary secrets for the last 340-million years. (2017-06-21)
Dr. Frank Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy receives thorough renovation
Elsevier, the world-leading scientific, technical, and healthcare professions publisher, announces a new edition of the beloved and best selling atlas, Atlas of Human Anatomy, 4th Edition. (2006-06-12)
Endangered species: Who will teach anatomy in 2010?
Are there too many, too few, or just enough future anatomists in the training pipeline to meet teaching needs in the coming years? (2005-04-04)
'The Anatomy of Palms' showcases the science and art inside palms
Palms are recognized as icons of the tropics, in addition to being the source of many economically significant products that extend relevance of the group to millions of people daily. (2011-06-09)
'Rhetoric in the Flesh' by T. Kenny Fountain: The anatomy student and human cadaver
T. Kenny Fountain in his new book, 'Rhetoric in the Flesh: Trained Vision, Technical Expertise, and the Gross Anatomy Lab' explains discoveries from his ethnographic study of education in the anatomy lab, and how the experience is part of the transformation of students into medical professionals. (2014-09-15)
Penguin brains not changed by loss of flight
Losing the ability to fly gave ancient penguins their unique locomotion style. (2016-03-01)
Sanger, Persaud, Marchase receive highest honors from anatomy society
The American Association of Anatomist's presented its highest awards on April 27 during the society's Annual Meeting in Anaheim. (2010-05-03)
New 3-D technology improving patient care for complex kidney surgeries
Surgeons use unique 3-D solution to prepare for complex surgery that includes a glasses-free 3-D monitor in the operating room that allows them to navigate patient's atypical anatomy. (2017-03-09)
Was author of famed 'Gray's Anatomy' textbook a plagiarist?
A new survey of historical evidence demonstrates that Henry Gray plagiarized parts of the first edition of his book, 'Gray's Anatomy,' the famed textbook of human anatomy that was initially published in 1858 and is currently in its 41st edition. (2016-03-01)
Mummies, skulls and bones shed light on human evolution
Ancient mummies, skulls and bones galore -- Indiana Jones himself would learn a thing or two at the American Association of Anatomists' Annual Meeting beginning April 24. (2010-04-27)
'Visionary Anatomies' symposium
The National Library of Medicine will present gifted speakers from diverse disciplines to discuss the art and science of anatomy from the 1500s to present, June 12, 2003, 2:00-8:00 p.m., on the NIH campus, Bethesda, MD. (2003-05-19)
3D printed anatomy to mark a new era for medical training
The creators of a unique kit containing anatomical body parts produced by 3D printing say it will revolutionise medical education and training, especially in countries where cadaver use is problematical. (2014-07-13)
Evolution of the penis worm
The detailed images of embryos more than 500 million years old have been revealed by an international team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, U.K. (2006-08-09)
Researchers find anatomic differences after robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine have concluded that the anatomy of the pelvis following robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) is considerably different when compared to the anatomy of the pelvis following an open prostatectomy (OP). (2011-04-11)
New technology allows scientists, school children to examine biological details
Now, new computer technology is making highly sophisticated biological systems available for viewing by students and researchers. (2013-07-29)
Study: Bonobos may be better representation of last common ancestor with humans
A new study examining the muscular system of bonobos provides firsthand evidence that the rare great ape species may be more closely linked, anatomically, to human ancestors than common chimpanzees. (2017-04-28)
Anatomist is fleshing out dinosaur heads, reaching people about science
Accurately depicting dinosaur anatomy has come a long way since the science fiction films of the 1960s. (2013-04-22)
Medical College of Wisconsin researchers identify proteins that help develop mammalian hearts
The absence of two proteins in mammalian embryos prevents the development of a healthy heart, a new study by researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, has found. (2008-05-15)
Jonathan Wisco honored by Anatomy Society for excellence in teaching, research and scholarship
AAA's 2013 Basmajian Award will be presented to Jonathan Wisco, associate professor in the Department of Physiology and Developmental Biology, and the Neuroscience Center at Brigham Young University; and adjunct associate professor at the Division of Integrative Anatomy, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles. (2013-01-07)
First implantable hemodynamic monitoring device in single ventricle Fontan anatomy
While the Fontan procedure has improved the short- and mid-term outcomes for patients born with single ventricle anatomy, long-term complications of Fontan circulation include heart failure. (2016-04-28)
40th edition of Gray's Anatomy celebrates 150 years as the world's preeminent anatomical reference
Elsevier, the leading publisher of medical and scientific literature, announces the publication of the 40th edition of the most famous anatomical reference in the world, Gray's Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice. (2008-10-01)
LINDSAY: The future of medical education
Researchers at the University of Calgary have created a new, interactive tool that will change the way medical education is taught. (2012-07-16)
Brain scans don't lie about age
It isn't uncommon for people to pass for ages much older or younger than their years, but researchers have now found that this feature doesn't apply to our brains. (2012-08-16)
You are what you eat? Maybe not for ancient man
Careful analysis of microscopic abrasions on the teeth of early human (2008-04-29)
Tiny fossil horses put their back into it
A new study reveals that tiny fossil ancestors of modern horses may have moved quite differently to their living counterparts. (2016-04-27)
DTI allows radiologists to see areas of the brain rarely seen using other imaging modalities
Radiologists are now able to look at parts of the brain using diffusion tensor imaging that are rarely visible with any other imaging method, according to a study performed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Mass. (2009-04-23)
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