Facts about uterine cancer

submitted by: mdanderson

Uterine cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women and is the most common cancer of women’s reproductive organs. Over 40,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with uterine cancer each year. Shannon Westin, M.D., assistant professor in Gynecologic Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center discusses symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and current research for uterine cancer.

The Well Dressed Ape book review

submitted by: sciencegoddess

Joanne describes her listening experience of the audio version of life-science-popular-book-writer Hannah Holmes' "The Well Dressed Ape: A Natural History of Myself" as the more comprehensive and funnier updated version of the 1960s "The Naked Ape" by Desmond Morris. Joanne's goal with book reviews is to be positive and intelligent and encourage the reluctant science reader to pick up a book and to let science enthusiasts know what is available on the bookshelves now.

A Sea Biscuit's Life

submitted by: nelas
This video shows the life cycle of the sea biscuit Clypeaster subdepressus and is part of my master's thesis project at the Biosciences Institute of University of São Paulo. We collected adults from sand beds of São Sebastião Channel (São Sebastião, SP, Brazil) and induced gamete release (eggs and sperm). We did the fertilization in vitro and followed the embryonic development in the laboratory, under light microscopy. Embryos become swimming larvae, approximately 0.2 mm wide,...

Biology of Algae

submitted by: scivee-team

An overview of the biology of algae and microorganisms.