Where are they?
Close-up view of the meninges surrounding the brain.
The term meninges comes from the Greek for "membrane" and refers to the three membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord. The membrane layers (discussed in detail below) from the outside in are the: dura mater, arachnoid mater, and pia mater. Their positioning around the brain can be seen in the image to the right.What are they and what do they do?The brain is soft and mushy, and
This week’s #flashbackfriday is from October 25, 2013. It is an interview that we did with Martin Kemp, who answered 5 questions about his featured book – The Human Animal in Western Art and Science. Make sure you check […]
(English intro to Spanish lang post) On July 10th a dam bursted in a Bolivian mining town, spilling 30.000 cubic meters of polluted water into the Pilcomayo River. The mine extracts lead, silver and zinc, but the spill was abundant in several heavy metals. The Pilcomayo River runs through Bolivia to Argentina and Paraguay. There was an extensive and constant reporting in Bolivia from the beginning. Some stories alerted that the water could cause cancers, mental problems, birth defects, and
(English intro to Spanish lang post) Spain’s R&I system needs radical reforms, according to a report done by a panel of experts of the European Union. The study, that was requested by the spanish government, states that Spain needs to reorganize its public research organizations, to create an effective system of evaluation, and to avoid duplication within regions, along several other measures. It says: “It is clear that Spain’s R&I system needs increased
An anti-GMO activist has compared some science journalists and publications to the Nazis, saying they are "Monsanto collaborators who have signed on to accelerate heinous crimes being committed against humanity under the false promise of 'feeding the world' with toxic GMOs."
In the post on his Natural News blog, Mike Adams also writes that " it is the moral right -- and even the obligation -- of human beings everywhere to actively plan and carry out the killing of those engaged in heinous