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Cell Aging and Human Lifespan

Written by: Osayenmwen Omozusi   Aging is a process that impacts everyone. Lifespans can be determined by how individual cells age over time. Diseases such as dementia, diabetes, hypertension, and osteoporosis are triggered by aging (Ullah & Sun 2018), which can have destructive consequences on

How Depression and Sleep are Connected

By: Osayenmwen Omozusi Sleep is crucial for the body to maintain function. If people are not getting enough sleep, this may be because of depression. Depression and sleep problems are closely linked; “Among people with depression, 75 percent have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep”

How Bats Predict the Future

Written By: Osayenmwen Omozusi There are 1100 species of bats worldwide, with 40 species in the United States alone. Though small in physical size, bats have a large footprint, making up one-quarter of the world’s mammals (“Amazing Facts”, 2019). Bats can find their prey in

How Cells Sacrifice Themselves to Boost Immunity

Written By: Osayenmwen Omozusi There are many cells in the human body. From cartilage cells, which form a firm tissue, to white blood cells that help with immunity, they are vital for human life. Recent information came out regarding the possibility of different cells in