Biochemistry
Biochemistry, sometimes called biological chemistry, is the study of chemical processes within and relating to living organisms. By controlling information flow through biochemical signaling and the f...
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A One-Day Starvation Secret Got the Nobel Prize
You probably know that most tissues in your body regularly replace their cells with new ones. Different organs need their own time to renew completely. And some tissues don't replace their cells at al...
Cancer Cells Engineered to Fight Their Own Kind
Scientists Engineer Cancer Cells to Fight their Own Kind.
Amazing Footage of The Nucleus Spinning During Mitosis
Amazing Footage of The Nucleus Spinning During Mitosis
A cure for cancer? Israeli scientists say they think they found one - HEALTH & SCIENCE - Jerusalem Post
“We believe we will offer in a year's time a complete cure for cancer."
Researchers Discover the Moment Alzheimer's disease Is Triggered
Researchers discover the moment Alzheimer's disease is triggered.
How to make ice bubbles in freezing temps
How to make ice bubbles in freezing temps.
Here’s How Stanford Scientists Measured the Speed of Death
For the first time ever, scientists at Stanford University have been able to observe the speed at which death spreads across a cell once the self-destruct 'trigger wave' has been initiated. Their conc...
Advanced Microscopy Shows A Cell Move in 3D
Watch a cell move inside a body in stunning 3D detail. (via Seeker)
The first synthetic embryo has been born
The first synthetic embryo has been born without a sperm or egg.
Biology: Cell Structure
This animation shows you the function of plant and animal cells for middle school and high school biology, including organelles like the nucleus, nucleolus, DNA (chromosomes), ribosomes, mitochondria,...
The Workhorse of the Cell: Kinesin
Masterpieces of microengineering, kinesins are motorized transport machines that move cellular materials to their correct locations in the cell so they can perform their functions. Kinesins have two f...
Drew Berry: Animations of unseeable biology
http://www.ted.com We have no ways to directly observe molecules and what they do -- Drew Berry wants to change that. At TEDxSydney he shows his scientifically accurate (and entertaining!) animations ...
History of biochemistry
The history of biochemistry spans approximately eight centuries. Although the term “biochemistry” seems to have been first used in 1882, it is generally accepted that the word "biochemistry" was first...
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Composition of the human body
The elemental composition of the human body can be looked at from the point of view of either mass composition, or atomic composition. To illustrate both views, the adult male human body is approxima...
Composition of the human body - Wikipedia
Biomolecule
A biomolecule is any molecule that is present in living organisms, including large macromolecules such as proteins, polysaccharides, lipids, and nucleic acids, as well as small molecules such as prima...
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Carbohydrate
A carbohydrate is a biological molecule consisting of carbon (C), hydrogen (H) and oxygen (O) atoms, usually with a hydrogen:oxygen atom ratio of 2:1 (as in water); in other words, with the empirical ...
Carbohydrate - Wikipedia
Lipids
Lipids are a group of naturally occurring molecules that include fats, waxes, sterols, fat-soluble vitamins (such as vitamins A, D, E, and K), monoglycerides, diglycerides, triglycerides, phospholipid...
Nucleic acid
Nucleic acids are polymolecules, or large biomolecules, essential for all known forms of life. Nucleic acids, which include DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) and RNA (ribonucleic acid), are made from monome...
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Protein
Proteins (/ˈproʊˌtiːnz/ or /ˈproʊti.ɨnz/) are large biological molecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues. Proteins perform a vast array of functions wi...
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Hypothetical types of biochemistry
Hypothetical types of biochemistry are forms of biochemistry speculated to be scientifically viable but not proven to exist at this time. The kinds of living beings currently known on Earth all use ca...
Hypothetical types of biochemistry - Wikipedia
Cell (biology)
The cell (from Latin cella, meaning "small room") is the basic structural, functional, and biological unit of all known living organisms. Cells are the smallest unit of life that can replicate indepen...
Cell biology
Cell biology (formerly cytology, from the Greek kytos, "contain") is a branch of biology that studies cells – their physiological properties, their structure, the organelles they contain, interactions...
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Biological membrane
A biological membrane or biomembrane is an enclosing or separating membrane that acts as a selectively permeable barrier within living things. Biological membranes, in the form of cell membranes, ofte...
Cellular processes
The cell (from Latin cella, meaning "small room") is the basic structural, functional, and biological unit of all known living organisms. Cells are the smallest unit of life that can replicate indepen...
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Cellular respiration
Cellular respiration is the set of metabolic reactions and processes that take place in the cells of organisms to convert biochemical energy from nutrients into adenosine triphosphate (ATP), and then ...
Cellular respiration - Wikipedia
Gene expression
Gene expression is the process by which information from a gene is used in the synthesis of a functional gene product. These products are often proteins, but in non-protein coding genes such as transf...
Gene expression - Wikipedia