Video Tip of the Week: OMIA, Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals

submitted by: OpenHelix

The OMIA database specializes in traits of animals that are not typical laboratory animals. For more details and links visit

Targeted Drug Melts Fat in Obese Monkeys

submitted by: mdanderson
An anti-obesity drug that homes in on and destroys blood vessels that support fat reduced the weight of obese rhesus monkeys by 11 percent in one month. It also trimmed their waistlines by eradicating 27 percent of their abdominal fat. Obesity raises a person's risk for developing breast, ovarian, prostate, colon and other cancers and also hinders treatment for cancer patients. Scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center who developed the drug discuss results of the...

A guide for removing the facial muscles and bones of a Carpiodes cyprinus (Cypriniformes)

submitted by: eagrey

This video walks you through 5 steps to quickly remove the facial muscles and bones of a large Carpiodes cyprinus (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae) in order to view the gill arch structures.

Is Auto-hemotheraphy psychological? (placebo)

submitted by: Auto-hemotherapy
Is Auto-hemotheraphy psychological? (placebo) Skin disease in Akita Inu dog cured with auto-hemotherapy(AHT). Akita Inu had a skin disease typical to these dogs, as they are from a cold region (Himalaya). These images prove to anyone who wants to see with their own eyes the effects of AHT. Telma Geovanini: Nursing Master Degree Auto-hemotherapy Researcher AUTO-HEMOTHERAPY HAS 98 TO 99% SUCCESS Dr. JORGE GONZÁLEZ RAMÍREZ Mexican Scientist - 3 PhDs Human and animal immune...

DNA Barcoding and biodiversity of the Mediterranean sea

submitted by: irenes
Today only about 250,000 marine species have been described, with a underestimation of biodiversity at all levels. Identify every species is a challenging job and the taxonomic approaches are not sufficient to complete the work. DNA Barcoding has recently been developed, a method that analyses a short sequence of mitochondrial DNA to identify taxa. An innovative support for the study of marine biodiversity: to ascertain the true correspondence between unknown and known species, the genetic...

Auto-hemotherapy by Dr. Luiz Moura

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Autohemotherapy: an immunization with our own blood Talking to Dr. Luiz Moura (Dr. Moura uses Autohemotherapy(AHT) since 1943) What is auto-hemotherapy? It is a simple technique where by drawing blood from a vein and injecting it into a muscle stimulates an increase of macrophages that are, let us say, the "municipal cleaning company" of the organism. The macrophages carry out a cleansing of everything. They eliminate bacterias, viruses and cancerous cells which are called...