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Different Types of White Blood Cells

It’s time to get up close and personal with your blood. Well, not really, but it’s important to understand the basic components that make up our blood. One of those components is white blood cells, which are also called leukocytes. Team Defense You could think of...

What’s a Virus and What Can it Do?

We know the word “virus” but do we actually know what a virus is? Besides it being nasty malware on our computer, a virus also refers to infectious germs that enter our bodies. Here is some useful information about viruses and their effect on the human body. Viruses...

What Is Bioprinting?

First, we had printing and then three-dimensional printers, but what is bioprinting? It is actually a type of 3D printing, but it uses biological materials as its ink. The result is a 3D biological structure, similar to what could be found in a cell or an organ. The...

Is Bacteria Good or Bad?

Most of us grow up thinking that bacteria is terrible. It’s lurking on our toys, on doorknobs, and even in the air. Yet, the thinking that all bacteria is harmful is actually a flaw. We are always surrounded by bacteria, and there are even bacteria living inside of us...

Brain Cell Regeneration

You might have been told that once brain cells get destroyed, they can’t come back. This was the long-standing belief in the scientific community for a century, but the last couple of decades have unveiled findings that point to brain cell regeneration. Cell...

Interesting Facts About Blood

Most of us only think about our blood when we get hurt or need to get a blood test. Yet this substance truly gives us life, so it deserves more of our attention. The primary job of our blood is to deliver oxygen to the cells throughout our body, but there’s more to...