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Demarcus Briers

I am a Biology major at Prairie View A&M University . I am also a Spanish Language minor and Chemistry Minor. I currently design and program utilizing C++, CSS , Javascript, and PHP. When I graduate I intend on going to a graduate school where I will be able to incorporate computer science and biology. In the meantime I will be living and learning as a college student(the fun part).

Bone Structure and Function Simplified

short Bone

Here is a very graphical and simplified explanation of how your bone is structured and what its main functions are. Bone does more than hold your body weight..

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Difference Between Compact Bone and Spongy Bone Simplified

compact spongy bone

Compact bone and spongy bone are the two types of osseous tissue or bone tissue that make up bones. Although there may be different shaped bones that have unique functions, they are mostly composed of an outer layer of compact bone and an inner layer of spongy bone. An exception to this organization is the vertebrae that protect the spinal …

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Bone Cells of Resorption & Remodeling Simplified

Bone Remodeling Simplified

There are 3 major types of cells found in your bone that must work together in a process known as resorption & remodeling to keep your bones strong and healthy. How can this process be simplified? If you look at your arms you might think your bone is a solid everlasting structure, but its actually being broken down and rebuilt …

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Gram Stain Flash Video Game

If you are at least somewhat familiar with gram staining and the reagents used, play this game to help you reinforce the procedure in an entertaining way.

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Gram Positive vs Gram Negative Bacteria Simplified

The trick to remembering the difference between gram positive and gram negative bacteria is to first understand where their naming convention comes from. I have an article follow by a mini game to teach you the difference between gram positive and gram negative bacteria. Gram positive bacteria are “positively” stained purple/blue when chemicals of the gram staining process bind to …

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How to Memorize Endochondral Ossification (Simplified)

Diaphysis Elongation

There is a any easy way to memorize Endochodral ossification if you can remember the 5 main stages it consists of. If you remember the simplified names you will be able to fill in what these stages do. As an overview of ossification the bone starts as a solid and becomes hollow before you are born. The 5  stages of …

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Types of Bones in the Human Body Simplified

sesamoid Bone

There are five different types of bone found in the human body. These bones are mainly differentiated based on their width to height ratio and shape.

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