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Author Sweazea, Karen L., (Arizona State University, USA), speaker

Title On the value of comparative physiology / Karen L. Sweazea
Published London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (35 min.) : color, sound)
Series Evolutionary physiology, 2056-452X
Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Evolutionary physiology
Contents Contents: Adaptations: exploration of various definitions -- Reasons for variations in animals -- Natural Selection -- Biomimicry: nature-inspired solutions -- Top 10 causes of morbidity and mortality in humans -- What is a model -- Focus on the natural phenomena -- Animals resistant to heart disease or cancer -- Hypoxia and anoxia tolerant species -- Biomimicry for injury prevention and treatment -- Animal models of: neurodegenerative diseases, diabetes, kidney function -- Biomimicry to prevent disease transmission -- Understanding stress in animals
Notes Animated audio-visual presentation with synchronized narration
Title from title frames
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Subject Animal models in research.
Diabetes -- Animal models.
Evolution (Biology)
Heart -- Diseases -- Animal models.
Kidneys -- Diseases -- Animal models.
Nervous system -- Degeneration -- Animal models.
Physiology, Comparative.
Biological Evolution.
Diabetes Mellitus.
Disease Models, Animal.
Heart Diseases.
Kidney Diseases.
Models, Animal.
Neoplasms -- physiopathology.
Neurodegenerative Diseases.
Physiology, Comparative.
Selection, Genetic.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video