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View Resource Human Anatomy On-line

The Informative Graphics Corporation offers an excellent educational aid/tutorial. Human Anatomy On-line presents an interactive environment for the end user through the use of Java applets, over one hundred images, and animations. What makes this site so interesting is its use of descriptive links which provide names, information, and in some cases a link to an image providing a closer view....

http://www.innerbody.com/
View Resource Andreas Vesalius: De Humani Corporis Fabrica

Northwestern University recently launched an online edition of On the Fabric of the Human Body, 16th century Europe's "most detailed and best illustrated atlas of the human body" produced by Andreas Vesalius, whose work changed the course of medical history. Daniel Garrison and Malcolm Hast, who have spent over a decade (and counting) translating the Fabrica, are making their work available online...

http://vesalius.northwestern.edu/
View Resource NYU Movement Group

The NYU Movement Group ("a new incarnation of the former Stanford Movement Group") is "dedicated to the analysis and animation of all forms of human movement." They describe their research as a program that is "at the boundary between computer science, dance, performance art, animation, medical research, and other uses of motion capture technology." Images and brief overviews provide additional...

https://movement.nyu.edu/
View Resource BBC: Science & Nature: Human Body and Mind-Interactive Body

The BBC is well regarded around the world for its fine news reporting and in recent years, equally well known for its educational websites. This very fine interactive website produced as part of the network's online Science & Nature site allows visitors to explore the human body through a series of interactive activities. Visitors can select the gender of the body they wish to view and then...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/interactives/3dj...
View Resource International Human Powered Vehicle Association

The International Human Powered Vehicle Association is an association of national associations and organizations who are "dedicated to promoting improvement, innovation and creativity in the use of human power, especially in the design and development of human-powered vehicles." The website provides updates on the world of human-powered vehicles, such as upcoming world championships and...

http://www.ihpva.org/home/
View Resource The Body Explained

BioEdOnline from the Baylor College of Medicine has been producing high-quality educational resources for a number of years, so it's nice to learn about their rather fun and informative "The Body Explained" resource. Narrated and hosted by Cassius Bordelon, PhD, this video production answers a number of common questions about how the body works. The segments are quite brief, and they may just...

http://www.bioedonline.org/videos/lecture-series/the-body-ex...
View Resource HyperHeart

The University of Utah's Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library has worked to create everything from mobile applications to digitized slide collections for medical professionals. One of their most interesting applications is this interactive rendering of the human heart that can be used to understand blood flow and the operations of the heart. The site includes a set of controls that gives...

https://library.med.utah.edu/kw/pharm/hyper_heart1.html
View Resource Learning Radiology

The Learning Radiology website was conceived and created by Professor William Herring of the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. The site was started in June 2002, and now receives upwards of 12,000 visitors a day. Since the time the site was started, it has grown to include video podcasts, lectures from medical professionals, and interactive tutorials. The materials on the site are...

http://www.learningradiology.com/
View Resource BBC: Human Body & Mind

The BBC has created this fine site to provide the curious visitor with a plethora of insights into the relationship between the human body and mind. In the Body section, visitors can take on a number of fun challenges in order to learn more about the muscles, skeleton, and the nervous system. Moving on, The Mind area contains a range of self-guided surveys that explore human emotion, memory...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/
View Resource And There's the Humor of it: Shakespeare and the Four Humors

William Shakespeare was happy to write about blood, bile, melancholy, and phlegm at length. During his time, balances of these four humors were thought to affect physical and mental health, along with defining individual personalities. These humors bred the emotions of anger, grief, hope, and fear, all of which can be found in Shakespeare's works in varying intensities. This digital exhibit from...

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/shakespeare/
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