Who We Are

Who We Are Comparing the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. Jon Tyndall UAF Community and Technical College, University of Alaska Fairbanks Biol F111: Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Professor Don Lardon July 23, 2021 Amy’s grip on Ryan’s hand felt like a vice, but he didn’t dare …

Rh Factor

This is depiction of the uterus of a woman going through her second pregnancy. She is Rh negative and previously gave birth to a Rh positive baby but did not receive RhoGAM to stop the build up of Rh antibodies in her blood. Subsequently, she became pregnant again with a …

Muscle Strains

The human body has three different types of muscle tissues, skeletal, smooth, and cardiac. When muscles are overworked, one can suffer from muscle strains. To illustrate the different muscle tissues as well as muscle strains, I used photographs of Arnold Schwarzenegger as an example and created a collage!

Negative Feedback on the Digestive System

As food passes through the digestive tract, digestion occurs in the order of ingestion, propulsion, mechanical or physical digestion, chemical digestion, absorption, and defecation. In terms of the process that operates the steps of digestion, the human body performs four vital functions known as motility, digestion, absorption and secretion. As …

Estrogen and Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Estrogen, Bone Growth, and Postmenopausal Osteoporosis Objective and Introduction My STEAM project is based on the objective “explain how bone development is hormonally regulated”. My research and the comic illustrations are about female sex hormone estrogen and postmenopausal osteoporosis, which include the function of estrogen in female bone development during …

A Negative Feedback Loop: How Freezing Warms the Body

A woman clothed in a warm parka dumps hot water onto a naked man during a Fairbanks winter in below freezing temperatures. Abstract Taking a walk in the sub-zero temperatures of Fairbanks can naturally raise your core body temperature by simply cutting down on the amount of clothing you wear. …