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Healthy Hearts: Artificial Hearts - The Human Heart: An Online Exploration from The Franklin Institute, made possible by Unisys

Healthy Hearts: Artificial Hearts - The Human Heart: An Online Exploration from The Franklin Institute, made possible by Unisys | Biology | Scoop.it
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No Heart? No Worries!
Over the past few decades scientists have been trialing artificial hearts in humans- some with marginal success.  However, of course with these developments comes many issues that still need to be addressed. You may find this article useful when trying to understand the importance of transplants when keeping people alive.

 

 

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BBC - Science & Nature - The evolution of man

BBC - Science & Nature - The evolution of man | Biology | Scoop.it
Articles about the evolution of man
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"Mother of a man"- Professor Donald Johnson's discovery of a 'missing link' was celebrated in the biological community. Who would have thought a young Lucy could have made so much difference.

 

Read this article and;

 

a)Explain who Lucy was and evaluate the importance of her discovery.

 

b) Give a brief description of what Lucy would have looked like. Accompany this with a drawing of 'Lucy',  bringing together all the characteristics you have described.

 

 

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