Monthly Archives: February 2018
These videos cover the majority of the material from Unit 8 – Ecology.
Broken heart syndrome was first described in Japan in 1990. Broken heart syndrome, also known as tako tsubo cardiomyopathy, apical ballooning syndrome, and stress cardiomyopathy, is a typically nonfatal heart condition. It is essentially the weakening of the left ventricle … Keep Reading
“What’s Ocean Acidification? And why should I care? I live in Kansas!” are all questions you may be asking yourself right now. Although the term ocean acidification is often mentioned, it is never truly explained in its full depth, and … Keep Reading
It is common knowledge throughout the science community that skin cells can be turned into induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) in a couple of ways. In 2006, scientists discovered that by treating skin cells with four different key proteins (transcription … Keep Reading
A recent study has been conducted by the Boston University School of Medicine that has discovered a possible link between Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is a disorder that is believed to be caused by genetic mutations and … Keep Reading