Why labs are printing the coronavirus genome

(dramatic music) – In December of last year, doctors in Wuhan, China had a mystery on their hands. People in the region were coming down with an unusual pneumonia. It’s cold and flu season, but these people didn’t have either. Doctors quickly realized it might be something entirely new. – Medical nightmare, the coronavirus outbreak. […]

How Do DNA Ancestry Tests Work? How 23andme Works.

You’ve probably seen the ads for them. Spit in a test tube, send it a company such as 23andMe or Ancestry.com and in return you’ll find out what your genetic ethnicity is, with you being able to see if your ancestors came from regions such as Europe, East Asia or Sub-Saharan Africa for example. In […]

Experimental GREEN Flash Powder

Hey guys welcome back I’m Nate. Thank you for joining me today on the king of random here in the studio We love a good science experiment. I’ve learned about a good one recently that I want to try out It’s very simple But should be fun some of you may be familiar with a […]

Peptides target the ‘seeds’ of cancer | Curtin University

Humanity’s fight against cancer continues but Arun Dharmarajan and his Curtin research team have won one of the battles. They have isolated components of a protein occurring naturally in the body, peptides, which are able to interfere with the signals that allow cancer cells to grow. And more particularly, the seedlings of this destructive disease: […]

What Your Farts Say About Your Health

In science, it’s important to have quantifiable data. How bright is that star? How strong is that force? How smelly is that fart? Hey everyone, Julian here for DNews. I know it seems like a juvenile topic but flatulence is a part of everyone’s lives, and it actually can tell you some interesting things about […]

How Space Might Have Shaped Our DNA

[♩INTRO] The DNA double helix is one of the more iconic images in all of science. Slapping a twisty piece of DNA on something is guaranteed to make it look more… science-y. But there’s a reason it looks like that. It turns out our cells have a finely tuned sense of aesthetics. The DNA inside […]

Why fasting bolsters brain power: Mark Mattson at TEDxJohnsHopkinsUniversity

Translator: Madina Juarez Reviewer: Carlos Arturo Morales Thanks, Brian. I am at the National Institute on Aging, and as many of you know– people are getting older, and there have been advances in cancer research, cardiovascular disease research– many people who would have died in their 50s and 60s from those diseases are living into […]

Synthetic Biology Explained

After ten thousand years of genetic manipulation by selective breeding humans finally gained direct access to the genetic code Deoxyribonucleic acid D-N-A. Since then we’ve cut and pasted it photocopied fragments of it en masse, sped read it was sequences printed out the code letter by letter in the lab modeled it on computers and […]

Genetic Inheritance of Human Sexuality

Hi! Welcome to BIO 301. My name is Cynthia Anderson Sanchez, and I will be I will be your instructor for this course. Today we’re going to start by talking a little bit about genetics and what that has to do with your gender. So, first let’s talk a little bit about universal questions that […]

The Polymer Explosion: Crash Course Engineering #20

If there’s anything we’ve seen so far in this series, it’s that you need the right materials to solve your problems. Metals and ceramics will go a long way in this world, but they’re not always the best choice. Every time you bounce a ball or drive your car on a set of tires, you’re […]