Ben Ryan Designs Cost Effective Prosthetic Arm For Sol 3D Printing Prosthetics Ben Ryan, a former psychology teacher, used a 3D printer to design and build a prosthetic arm for his 2-year old son Sol. There are no functioning prosthetic arms on the market for children younger than 3-years old. This is because young children quickly outgrow their […]
Thursday Thought: How Does Our Brain Process Art? The question of how does our brain process art?, is almost one that begs to question what does art do for people. People have been making art since cave drawings and fashioning little sculptures. Some people have used these art objects as means of relaying a purpose; […]
Why Do Humans Like Baby Animals? It is almost undeniable that humans love babies, and they certainly love baby animals. Have you ever wondered why humans have such visceral reactions to the sight of a baby, or to a newborn or small animal?
What Surgical Table Option Is Right For Me? This question is very broad. Soma Technology has many different surgical table options of surgical tables for different specialties, operations, and facilities. Our tables come with many options as add ons, weight capacities, and positioning. Our Stocked Brands We rely only on the best medical equipment manufacturers […]
How Fast is the Average Blink? The Average Duration for a Single Blink When you blink, your eyelids clear away dust particles and spread lubricating fluids across the eyeball. Every time you blink your eyelids sweep oils and mucous secretions across the surface to keep from drying out. You don’t really notice the momentary darkness […]
Why Does Brain Surgery Sometimes Not Require Anesthesia? This is a great question. We have heard that some brain procedures are done while the patient is awake. This can include brain tumor excision. But for the most delicate organ in our body; how can this be true?
Are There Animals That Live Longer Than Humans? Humans live for a very long time in comparison to most animals. There are evolutionary advantages for why humans are the way they are. But, are there animals that live longer than humans? Keep reading for the list of animals!
Why Does Our Body Need Water? Today is World Water Day. We are posing the question of why do our bodies even need water? We know that over 75% of the earth is compromised of water. It is an essential nutrient to all animals. But, to raise awareness, more than 780 million people lack access […]
What Constitutes Healthy Food I have heard over and over again that you can have any food in moderation. But what happens when what you have thought you knew all along, turns out to be incorrect? Trying to live longer and better has been at the forefront of marketing. Companies use health scare tactics to […]
Why Do We Sleep More In Winter? Have you found yourself sleeping for a longer period of time in the winter? Do you feel like you need to take more naps? This is not uncommon. Melatonin is the hormone produced by the body to start the beginning of the sleep process at night. This process […]