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Role of Technology in PD Management - Hot topic #2 at wpc2016-by Dr. De Leon

In the last 2 and a half months, I have spent an inordinate amount of time visiting doctors to get my situation resolved and return to baseline. 1,111 more words

Parkinson's Disease

Out with the Old and In with the New

Bees and other insects like cicadas have their skeletons on the outside of their bodies (exoskeleton). So when they are ready to grow, they molt. The process begins with them taking on air, water or raising their blood pressure. 58 more words

Color Photography

Exoskeleton

An exoskeleton is a rigid outer covering often found on invertebrates.  The exoskeleton provides support and protection for the internal pieces of the organism.

A crab has an exoskeleton meant to protect its inner meat.

Animals

Photo Blog #15 (Chitin)

This is a picture of an arthropod, a moth is an insect which means that it has an exoskeleton. The exoskeleton of arthropods is made up of a fibrous substance called chitin. 24 more words

Photoblog

16. Exoskeleton

An exoskeleton is the external skeleton that supports and protects an animal’s body from the outside, rather than the endoskeleton of a human or dog that supports internally. 54 more words

Biology

Chitin

Chitin is the fibrous substance that form the exoskeleton for cell walls of fungi and invertebrates.

This is a photo of a crab shell. Crabs exoskeletons are made mostly of chitin.