Animated video about Cardiac Arrhythmia. Short clip shows what happens when the heart beats too fast or too slow. Arrythmia means an irregular heart beat.
This is a brief (02:41) video using computer animation that discusses the cardiac cycle. Good sound quality.
Structure of the Heart
Structure and function of the heart. Explains how cardiac muscle tissue allows the heart to beat. Color animation with narration. 1:48 min.
Heart Anatomy Review
Video shows an actual dissected heart with the parts identified. There's a mistake on the last two structures identified. The Myocardium is in the inside of the heart. The endocardium in the muscle in between the epicardium and the myocardium. Rest of video is a good review of the parts. Grades 9-12. 4:35 min.
Very detailed structure of a muscle, broken down into myofibrils and further to the myosin and actin filaments. 3-D animation shows the arrangement of these structures. Grades 9-12. 1:08 min.
Muscle Structure and Action
Professor George Wolfe discusses muscle structure and action in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. This video uses lecture format and a whiteboard to aid in explanation. Run time 11:51.
Giant Cow Breeding
This professional video from National Geographic shows the use of selective breeding to enhance desirable characteristics in domesticated animals. The cows display giant muscle development for value at market. Shows the process of collecting semen and using it for artificial insemination. Grades 7-12. 4:44 min.
Continuous Chest Compression CPR
You can lessen the recurring loss by heart attack by learning Continuous Chest Compression CPR, a hands-only CPR method that doubles a person’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest. It’s easy and does not require mouth-to-mouth contact, making it more likely bystanders will try to help, and it was developed at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.
Histology, cardiac muscle x10, (direct/above view)
Histology, cardiac muscle x10, (direct/above view). Rat dissection stills taken from FARID (Functional Anatomy of the Rat [Interactive Dissection]). This resource was authored by Megan Quentin-Baxter and David Dewhurst, with Graham Irving and Stephen Mera at Leeds Metropolitan University.
What is a Heart Attack?
This video explains and illustrates the heart muscle. It teaches what a heart attack is and what causes heart disease and heart attack. It shows that blood clots and a lack of blood supply can cause a heart attack. Diagrams and text explains this process. Run time 2:54
Will I need an operation?
Reactions to the diagnosis of a long-term condition. Many people go to the doctor not knowing in advance that they have symptoms of a long-term health condition. Most people probably couldn't name more than one or two long-term conditions. And yet people with conditions like Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiac Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis make up a large part of primary care work. You may understand what the long-term condition is medically, but do you really understand how shocked people can f
Pre-Op Patient Education
This website shows what to expect for a number of procedures. It includes video demonstrations as well as special instructions on each procedure.
Shipping industry mired in China slowdown
Sept. 12 - Reuters heads to Hong Kong's ports for an 'on-the-water' look at the toll China's slowdown is taking on the battered shipping sector.
Human Computation (Google Techtalks)? Tasks like image recognition are trivial for humans, but continue to challenge even the most sophisticated computer programs. This talk introduces a paradigm for utilizing human processing power to solve problems that computers cannot yet solve.
Tasks like image recognition are trivial for humans, but continue to challenge even the most sophisticated computer programs. This talk introduces a paradigm for utilizing human processing power to solve problems that computers cannot yet solve.
Alabama State Bank, Decatur, Ala.
This image is a colorized photograph of a branch of the old Alabama State Bank in Decatur, Ala. Postcard text: (back) Oldest bank building in the State of Alabama, erected before the war between the states [Civil War]. C.T. American Art Colored.
Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama
This image is a colorized photograph of the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama. Postcard text: (back) Nearly 100 years ago, the building of the present Cathedral of Immaculate Conception was begun to take the place of the old Cathedral of the same name, that was built when Mobile was a French posession.
Endometrial Cancer: Socioeconomic Status and Racial/Ethnic Differences in Stage at Diagnosis, Treatm
Objective. We evaluated the association between socioeconomic status and racial/ ethnic differences in endometrial cancer stage at diagnosis, treatment, and survival. Methods. We conducted a population-based study among 3656 women. Results. Multivariate analyses showed that either race/ethnicity or income, but not both, was associated with advanced-stage disease. Age, stage at diagnosis, and income were independent predictors of hysterectomy. African American ethnicity, increased age, aggressi
Cicero, Pro Caelio § 69 (Natural)
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Ozark. Alabama Land Use Plan
This document is a city plan for Ozark, Ala. dated October 25, 2007. Contents: Introduction to the plan -- Citywide development concept -- Major development components -- Green infrastructure -- Gateways, centers and corridors -- Neighborhoods -- The use of land -- Implementing the plan -- Conclusion.
Science in Focus: Energy
Interview with Dr. Jaci VanHeest about the transfer/transformation of energy, food ordering, and the food chain/web,,Dr. Jaci VanHeest states that heat is generated when using muscles. Targets only first sentence of benchmark.