Tag «Biology»

Viruses (Updated)

Viruses (Updated)

Subtitles on! Click CC at bottom right to turn off. You can find us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! Chances are, in your life, you’ve had the common cold before. It can cause sneezing and coughing and just makes you feel awful. The worst thing about the common cold is that you can take medications …

Prokaryotic vs. Eukaryotic Cells (Updated)

Prokaryotic vs. Eukaryotic Cells (Updated)

Captions are on! Click CC at bottom right to turn off. Get updates from @AmoebaSisters on Twitter and Facebook! I’ll never forget a circular red spot I developed on my arm when I was in elementary school. It left a lasting memory in my mind, because it was something called ringworm and, with my active …

(OLD VIDEO) The Cell Cycle and Cancer

(OLD VIDEO) The Cell Cycle and Cancer

Captioning is on! Please click the CC button at the bottom right to turn off. Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@amoebasisters) and on Facebook. Today’s topic is the cell cycle and mitosis. But before we get into the cell cycle and mitosis, we want to be sure to talk about why these words are important …

Classification

Classification

Captions are on! To turn off, click the CC button at bottom right. Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! There are a lot of animals that I have always thought are cool. Salmon, hairless guinea pigs, iguanas…silkie bantam chickens… But one day in my 7th grade science class, my teacher told us we …

The Most Important Moment in the History of Life

[Music] In our last video, I talked about why and how life became multicellular… one of the most important transitions in our evolutionary history, but still one that happened dozens of times Today I’m going to tell you about a different event, one so rare it only happened once in the nearly 4 billion years …

Why sex really matters | David Page | TEDxBeaconStreet

Why sex really matters | David Page | TEDxBeaconStreet

Translator: Jenny Lam-Chowdhury Reviewer: Capa Girl I would like to talk with you about sex and disease, but perhaps not what you’re thinking. So, now that I’ve gotten your attention, I’d like to tell you about something that’s really fundamental. I’d like to tell you about a connection between sex and disease that is very …