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Denoyer-Geppert Science Company Participates in Brain Awareness Week 2017

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Denoyer-Geppert Science Company Participates in Brain Awareness Week 2017

Every March, Brain Awareness Week occurs to unite people of all ages to celebrate the brain. Partner organizations worldwide work together with The Dana Foundation and together, they help raise public awareness of brain research and education. During the week, some activities include open days at neuroscience labs, brain exhibitions, social media campaigns, classroom workshops and lectures on brain-related topics. This year’s campaign dates are from March 13 to March 19.   Quick Facts Human brain development does not finish until you’re about 25-years-old. A right-handed person usually processes language on the left side of their brain, while a left-handed person...

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February Marks American Heart Month

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February Marks American Heart Month

In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared the first American Heart Month. February now marks the month where the nation focuses on heart health. It’s an important cause to follow since heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women. Denoyer-Geppert Science Company will like to support American Heart Month this February by spreading the word on the importance of heart health and education.  Quick Facts Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for people of most radical and ethnic groups in the United States....

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Introducing Our New Product - Soft Body Systems

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Introducing Our New Product - Soft Body Systems

Denoyer-Geppert Science Company’s blog previously hinted about a new product launching in early 2017. Now we are officially announcing the new Soft Body Systems with even more details! Perfect to pair with our Premier Skeletons, this anatomical starter set creates a torso from your skeleton model with a 12-piece set of soft organs. We first identified the need for a set of thoracoabdominal organs to accompany our skeletons because of consistent customer inquiries for this type of product.  In order to allow the organs to fit in the skeletons of various manufacturers, we decided to make the soft. Throughout development,...

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Scientists Propose New Human Body Organ – The Mesentery

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Scientists Propose New Human Body Organ – The Mesentery

You might have thought there are 78 organs in the human body, but there might be 79 now. This hidden structure is behind the skin of your stomach and your abdominal muscles. Known as the mesentery, it’s now being classified as a human organ.  Scientists at the University of Limerick in Ireland published a review in Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology, which defended this structure as an organ, according to Quartz.  The mesentery serves as a type of crimped tissue that anchors the small intestines to the back of the abdominal wall.  “[The mesentery] keeps the intestine in a particular shape,”...

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How to Engage Students with the Hands-On Rubin’s Eye Vision Lab (Video Demo)

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How to Engage Students with the Hands-On Rubin’s Eye Vision Lab (Video Demo)

Give your students the opportunity to receive a clear understanding of human vision with the Rubin’s Eye Model and Vision Lab. This hands-on model allows students to explore the human eye and how it enables us to see the world around with clarity and detail.     Students can manipulate the model with various options to further their understanding of vision and visual disorders. The Rubin’s Eye Model demonstrates how crisp inverted images are projected on the retina. From there, students can discover how the internal lens of the eye accommodates and brings items into sharp focus.   The Rubin’s...

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