What is a virus and how do they work? In the first video in the series, WinchPharma Science & Health look at viruses, how they infect cells and reproduce, as well as some of the practical uses they have.
Every day billions of cells in your body are dividing to replace the 50 – 70 billion cells that die in a human’s body each day. This cell division (mitosis) requires an army of tiny molecular machines. This video contains a time-lapse sequence of a cell dividing and scientifically accurate animated depiction of DNA.
This video from PBS explores the origins of viruses and how they evolve. The past of viruses can be traced because they are preserved in the DNA of the hosts that they’ve infected. But are viruses even alive?
Professor Dave talks about viruses and what exactly a virus is. Are they alive and how do they infect a host spreading diseases?
When you are awake, your brain generates enough electricity to keep a low-wattage LED lamp shining. The enamel which covers the top of your teeth is the hardest part of your whole body. Hydrochloric acid in a human stomach can destroy metals The contents of your bloodstream, vitamins, drugs, or alcohol, can be found out