Your one minute guide to the endocrine system
We can help… The endrocrine system’s primary aim is to maintain a stable and balanced internal environment, known as homeostasis. It does this by regulating bodily functions such as metabolism, growth and sexual development. It works through a series ...
How does acupuncture work?
The theories and practice behind this medicine are deeply rooted in the body's physiological and healing responses that effect the body and mind as a whole system. The benefits ... Next, your pain sensory response kicks in which can give you that subtle ...
Homeostasis balances conditions
In other words, homeostasis is the act of maintaining the internal environment of an organism’s body to achieve optimal function. But why is this state important at all for the functioning of the organism, and how exactly does it work? The answer to the ...
The immune system: how it works
If your body is not at homeostasis ... system against foreign substances. By foreign, I mean something that your body does not recognize as "normal". High school health class probably taught you that your white blood cells (WBC) are what keep you from ...
Chicken head cams and the vestibular sensory system
Sorry to disappoint the science-phobes out there, but this Caturday morning video smile actually does relate to science in a vague ... This video was part of a research project into the vestibular sensory system of owls, conducted by NASA.