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Get to Know: Bert Tanner, BPS Early Careers Committee Chair

We recently spoke with BPS Early Careers Committee Chair Bert Tanner, Washington State University, about his research, his time on the committee, and the years he spent as a gymnast. 870 more words

Biophysical Society

The Hormone Epinephrine and Its Role in Weight Loss and Muscle Gain

For individuals keen on actualizing a weight reduction procedure that works and are hoping to figure out how to pick up muscle and lose fat, there are many purported arrangements accessible. 420 more words

Weight Loss

The Hormone Epinephrine and Its Role in Weight Loss and Muscle Gain

For individuals keen on actualizing a weight reduction procedure that works and are hoping to figure out how to pick up muscle and lose fat, there are many purported arrangements accessible. 420 more words

Weight Loss

The Structures of Life

Why is the structure of proteins so vital for understanding their functions? What parts of your body are proteins involved in? What makes spider silk so strong? 453 more words

Biology

Day 6: Tonic Clonic Seizures

Tonic clonic, perhaps the type most people think of when they hear the word ‘seizure’.

Also known as ‘grand mal’, these involve the entire body during the convulsive state.   372 more words

Day 2: Febrile Seizures

Whilst not necessarily associated with epilepsy, febrile seizures are more often found in very young children between the ages of six months to five years.  The trigger for these seizures tends to be a fever of 101° F (38.3° C) or more. 139 more words