Team Says It Coaxed Human Stem Cells to Produce Blood
Embryonic stem cells hold great promise for understanding how the human body is generated from an egg because the cells are capable of morphing into the many ... do not yet know the signals that tell an embryonic stem cell to turn into a blood-forming ...
How the hell can some humans hold their breath for 20 minutes?
Via BBC’s Human Planet. "My best static breath hold ... rich blood by redirecting it from the extremities to the vital organs, especially the brain and heart. Many freedivers also practice meditation to literally calm their hearts. Reducing the body ...
Circulatory System: Facts, Function & Diseases
Without the circulatory system, the body would not be able to fight disease or maintain a stable internal environment — such as proper temperature and pH — known as homeostasis. While many ... human, about 2,000 gallons (7,572 liters) of blood travel ...
Can the human body sustain itself indefinitely? Can humans live forever?
Some believe that this field of science, along with gene therapies, will eventually allow the human body to sustain itself indefinitely ... the world many patients have been told that there is little the current medical profession can do to help them.
Wonkbook: The policy implications of the Ebola crisis
That happens in Phase One trials to test how much the human body can handle." Sarah Kliff in Vox. Thermal airport scanners won't do much good ... have been able to hold down wages. " Marilyn Geewax in NPR. Charts: Why are so many people only marginally ...