Where Are The Greatest Number of Sweat Glands? Do you know the answer? We’ll help give you a few hints. These come in a pair and are attached to extremities. You use them to walk, run, hop, skip, and jump.
What Is It Called When Your Facial Blood Vessels Dilate? Humans have a wide range of emotions. It is very easy to tell when someone is happy because they are smiling. People cry tears when they are sad. What happens when people are embarrassed or flirting? Rushes of adrenaline cause the blood vessels in the […]
There is enough of this substance in the body to make a 3″ nail. The atomic number for it is 23, and stylized chemically as Fe. Meteorites are comprised of this material. King Tutankhamen was buried with a dagger made from this substance in meteorite. This substance has been to forge swords, cookware, building materials, […]
Xeroderma Pigmentosum Xeroderma Pigmentosum is a disease where you have to avoid going outside or avoid UV rays. Essentially, you can only live indoors because UV rays destroy your skin. The likelihood of developing eye and skin cancers is astronomical in comparison to someone without this genetic mutation. Xeroderma Pigmentosum causes people to develop severe […]
Blood Filtration This organ filters blood up to 300 times a day. It comes in a pair and shaped like a bean! They are located against the back muscles in the upper abdominal area. Do you know what they are yet?
What Type of Cancer Did Bob Marley Die From? In May of 1981, the music world lost a legend when Reggae artist Bob Marley died after a four-year battle with melanoma skin cancer. It may seem strange because melanoma is usually associated with fair skin and exposure to UV radiation from the sun. Marley was […]
What is the longest bone in the body? Medical trivia is fun, even for those without a background in medicine! This bone is found in the leg, and can support a large magnitude of weight. Typically it is broken in car crashes or other traumatic events where the force of the impact is so great. This is […]
What is the hardest substance in the human body? The hardest substance in the human body contains the highest percentage of minerals up to 96%. The rest is composed of water and other organic materials. The primary mineral in this substance is hydroxyapatite, which is a crystalline calcium phosphate. Once fully formed this substance does […]
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