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Body (NOVA)
Healia medical and health-related resources
Human Body (Wikipedia)


body : organized physical substance of an animal or plant either living or dead — Webster See also Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Word Reference, Urban Dictionary


Roget’s II (, Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords


human body the physical substance of the human organism, composed of living cells and extracellular materials and organized into tissues, organs, and systems.. — Britannica

Columbia (Infoplease), Wikipedia


Introduction to the Human Body (Alexandra Villa-Forte, MD, MPH, ME, Merck Manual)


Innovations Report



Shop Amazon Gift Zazzle



Ancient Greece’s contributions to modern medicine (National Library of Medicine’s Exhibit)
History of medicine (History World)


Internet Archive
Library of Congress Finding Aids


WorldCat, OAIster, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library




Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (MIT OpenCourseware)
Open Education Consortium
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources


Quotations Page


Conference Alerts Worldwide (Conal)


NPR Archives
Google News

Google Scholar


Gray’s Anatomy (Henry Gray, illustrations by Henry Vandyke Carter)
Google Books, ISBNdb

Government (US Department of Health and Human Services)
Public Health Library, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)




The Museum of Questionable Medical Devices (Bob McCoy)


OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form


EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health The premier online source for science news since 1996. A service of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

  • Antimalarial drugs could support existing cancer...
    on November 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

    (ecancermedicalscience) Antimalarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine could make tumour cells more sensitive to cancer treatment. […]

  • Small but distinct differences among species mark...
    on November 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

    (Yale University) The most dramatic divergence between humans and other primates can be found in the brain, the primary organ that gives our species its identity.However, all regions of the human brain have molecular signatures very similar to those of our primate relatives, yet some regions contain distinctly human patterns of gene activity that mark the brain's evolution and may contribute to our cognitive abilities, a new Yale-led study has found. […]

  • World's smallest tape recorder is built from...
    on November 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

    (Columbia University Medical Center) Through a few clever molecular hacks, researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have converted a natural bacterial immune system into a microscopic data recorder, laying the groundwork for a new class of technologies that use bacterial cells for everything from disease diagnosis to environmental monitoring. […]

  • Radiographs of Dolly's skeleton show no signs of...
    on November 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

    (University of Nottingham) Original concerns that cloning caused early-onset osteoarthritis in Dolly the sheep are unfounded, say experts at the University of Nottingham and the University of Glasgow.The team, who published last year's Nottingham Dollies research which showed that the 8 year-old Nottingham 'Dollies' had aged normally, have now published a radiographic assessment of the skeletons of Dolly herself, Bonnie (her naturally conceived daughter) and Megan and Morag (the first two […]

  • How badly do you want something? Babies can tell
    on November 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

    (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Babies as young as 10 months can assess how much someone values a particular goal by observing how hard they are willing to work to achieve it, according to a new study from MIT and Harvard. This ability requires integrating information about both the costs of obtaining a goal and the benefit gained by the person seeking it, suggesting that babies acquire very early an intuition about how people make decisions. […]

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