Neurofibromatosis

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Neurofibromatosis describes a series of disorders involving tumors developing around the nerves. While these tumors are often benign, their presence in small spaces can cause serious side effects and health risks as they grow. In this episode, Dr. John Slopis describes MD Anderson's comprehensive neurofibromatosis program and explains how the research being done there is providing information about cancer.

SCIENCE OF THE WINTER OLYMPICS: OLYMPICS MOTION

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The Olympics are a unique chance to marvel at the physical abilities of these world-class athletes. But what makes them unique? After all, they're made of the same flesh and blood as the rest of us--how did they become Olympians? Dan Fletcher, an associate professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley has some answers.

Dissection - 03 - the anterior body wall

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Dissection of a human body 03: the anterior body wall. Warning: content may be usuitable for the faint hearted.

Dissection - 02- intrinsic muscles of the back

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Dissection of a human body 02: the intrinsic muscles of the back (vertebral column, spinal meninges, spinal cord). Warning: content may be unsuitable for the faint hearted.

Dissection -01- Skin and subcutaneous tissue of trunk and up

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Dissection of a human body: skin and subcutaneous tissue of trunk and upper thigh. Warning: content may be unsuitable for the faint hearted.