Merkel "Touch Cells" This blog is a simplified version of a review on Merkel touch cells that was written for PhD level scientists. Part of the AZ science requirements for middle school kids are good and kind of crazy at the same time. They are good because they introduce kids to just how mind boggling… Continue reading AZ life sciences Merkel cells
AZ Science Requirements Biological sciences example. Anchoring Big Idea: Organisms require a supply of energy and materials for which they often depend on, or compete with, other organisms. 6-8th "Transfers of matter into and out of the physical environment occur at every level—for example, when molecules from food react with oxygen captured from the environment, the… Continue reading AZscienceLS2_matter
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Sleep apnea is a condition in which a sleeping individual's breathing stops or becomes shallow. Obstructive sleep apnea arises from the collapse of the walls of soft tissue in the airways. Individuals with low muscle-tone and soft tissue around the airway (e.g., because of obesity) and structural features that give rise to a narrowed airway… Continue reading Leptin and Sleep
Flavors in e-cigarettes appear to have biological affects of their own even though they are FDA approved for food.