... disproved the theory by cutting the tails off mice, demonstrating that the injury
was not passed on to the offspring. Jews and other religious groups have ... of the foreskin among their descendants. However, Lamarck did not count injury
or mutilation as a true acquired characteristic, only those which were ...
... the term "apoptosis" in order to differentiate naturally occurring developmental cell death, from the necrosis that results from acute tissue injury
 . They also noted that the structural changes characteristic of apoptosis (see the section on Morphology, above) were present in cells that ...
Regions in the human brain
The Memory-Prediction Framework
Persistent vegetative state
Traumatic brain injury
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Computed axial tomography
... , pancreatitis , diverticulitis , abdominal aortic aneurysm , and bowel obstruction . CT is also the first line for detecting solid organ injury
after trauma. Oral and/or rectal contrast is usually administered (more often iodinated contrast than barium due to the tendency of barium to ...
... species, human childbirth is relatively complicated. Painful labors lasting up to twenty-four hours or more are not uncommon, and may result in injury
to the child or the death of the mother, although the chances of a successful labor increased significantly during the twentieth century in ...
... , while not possessing true adaptive immunity, show highly evolved systems of innate immunity, and are additionally protected from external injury
(and exposure to pathogens) by their chitinous shells.
Goldsby RA, Kindt TK, ...
Magnetic resonance imaging
... issues addressed in MRI facilities. Missile-effect accidents, where ferromagnetic objects are attracted to the center of the magnet, have resulted in injury
and death. It is for this reason that common metallic objects and devices are prohibited in proximity to the MRI scanner, with nonmagnetic "MRI-safe" ...
... November 25 , 2004 , that they had transplanted multi-potent adult stem cells from umbilical cord blood to a patient suffering from a spinal cord injury
and she can now walk on her own, with difficulty. The patient could not even stand up for the last 19 years. The team was co-headed by researchers ...