What is your Blood Color??


1-Why does Blood looks blue when you see it through your skin? although it is red!!
2-Is everyone’s blood always the same color red?
You must want to know the answers!!

1-The blood always appears blue from outside in the vein under the skin. It is because of the absorption of the light of different wavelengths penetrating in your skin. The difference between capillary’s and vein’s blood color depends upon how recently blood gets oxygen.

2-Some Octupas, squids and snails= Blue Blood
Some Submarine worms= Pinkish Violet Blood
Some Skunks= Green Blood

Read on : https://www.facebook.com/the.bio.infos/posts/590070201065892
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Heart can also look like this ;)


This stunning image shows a magnified 3D scan of the heart of a fruit fly. Drosophila pump blood through their bodies with a long, tube-shaped muscle.
Fruit Fly Heart
Image by: Jianbo Na and Ross Cagan, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Reference:

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/35626/title/Image-of-the-Day–Fruit-Fly-Heart/

A treatment for prostate cancer


microRNA

A type of microRNA has been discovered that slows down the growth of prostate cancer cells, and could be used to improve treatments against the disease. Scientists noticed that many prostate cancer cells contained less of the microRNA molecule, and went on to reveal its absence allowed them to grow rapidly.

Reference: http://bit.ly/V6QrQl

Parkinson disease protein spreads between neuron


The insidious spread of an abnormal protein may be behind Parkinson’s disease, a study in mice suggests. A harmful version of the protein crawls through the brains of healthy mice, killing brain cells and damaging the animals’ balance and coordination.

neuron in Parkinson's disease brain

Reference:

www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/346551/description/Proteins_destructive_journey_in_brain_may_cause_Parkinsons