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“Anatomy”

Nov 18, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A major pathway of the human brain involved in visual perception, attention and movement is finally getting its moment in the sun.
Oct 28, 2014 05:56 AM ET
Is a camera just a human eye by another name? Trace takes a look at what each of these complex imaging devices can and can't achieve.
Sep 29, 2014 06:50 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The discovery of a new shape of brain cell has neuroscientists scratching their heads over what the function of these neurons might be.
Aug 28, 2014 05:25 AM ET
Thanks to new research, the appendix can finally show itself in public again. Tara explains why this formerly pointless organ may not be required equipment but still serves a useful function.
Jan 30, 2014 12:29 PM ET
From humans to monkeys to lizards to frogs, every known species, both living and extinct, with a jaw and a backbone has paired limbs! Trace discusses how our stomachs could be the reason why many species evolved into creatures with four appendages.
Oct 29, 2010 12:42 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Gunther Von Hagens, creator of the Body Worlds exhibit, is now selling plastinated humans and their body parts.
Oct 25, 2012 06:26 PM ET // Alice Truong
Proving that art and science aren't mutually exclusive, Gary Farlow's team at Farlow's Scientific Glassblowing reproduces breathtaking anatomically correct glass models of the human body. These intricate glass sculptures are used for teaching in medical training, able to simulate blood flow, demons...