Chromosomes and Aging

~~Chromosomes and Aging~~ In each of our cells, we have 46 strands of DNA coiled into chromosomes. At the tip of each chromosome, there's...

A little Influence

Sometimes a little influence goes a long way 🤘 #influencers @biologyminds 💪

Self Control

~~SELF-CONTROL~~ A couple posts ago we compared the limbic system, the emotional part of our brain, with the neocortex, the logical part...

New Year's Resolutions

😂😂 But for real, the best New Year's resolutions are those that are quantifiable! Resolutions like "hit the gym more" or "lose weight"...

Working over the Holiday

Christmas 1915. Doctors and nurses caring for soldiers wounded in World War I, in this English coastal town's mansion-turned-hospital. A...

Peripheral Artery Disease

A couple posts ago we spoke about atherosclerosis, or plaque buildup in arterial walls. We often picture these plaques in the heart's...

Smoking... and the Eyes?

We commonly associate smoking with its effects on the lungs, but did you know it affects our eyes as well? Both smoking and exposure to...

Atherosclerosis

The process of atherosclerosis, or fatty plaque deposition in blood vessels, starts in our preteen years (😱). And it allll boils down to...

Antibiotic Resistance, Part II

Each and every time bacteria get exposed to an antibiotic, a selection pressure towards mutations conferring bacterial resistance works...

Antibiotic Resistance

~~ Antibiotic Resistance ~~ A timely guest post from my good friend and old med school classmate @_sequoiadendron_ : In all of medicine,...

Thank You

20K following. Grateful to have the opportunity to connect with such an educated and insightful Instagram community. A sincere thank you...

Brain Vasculature... a Glimpse

A glimpse into the vasculature supplying the brain... A birdseye view into the very vessels we strive to preserve through diet 🍏,...

The Human Brain

The human brain is the most complex mass of protoplasm on earth — perhaps even in our galaxy. A product of heredity and environment,...