Tay-Sachs disease

Tay Sachs Disease is a rare genetic disease in which the absence of a key protein results in the build-up of fatty substances. These fatty substances called gangliosides will become toxic in the body ultimately resulting in death around five years of age. This disease is not curable due to it being a result ofContinue reading “Tay-Sachs disease”

Eyes: How Do We See?

Most animals you can think of have eyes that help them process their environment. Eyes are one of the major senses of animals and without them, it is imminent that they will die in the wild. So, how does the eye work? First, it is important to understand the anatomy of an eye. The lightContinue reading “Eyes: How Do We See?”

The Femur: Stronger Than You Think

The femur is the bone the largest bone in your body and also one of the strongest bones. It is a vital support system for your entire body and bears the majority of weight and pressure. It is the only bone in the upper portion of your leg and is covered by mostly muscle. BeingContinue reading “The Femur: Stronger Than You Think”