Life: DNA – Translating Life

This is probably all the basic understanding of DNA that you will ever need (especially if you are a non-scientist). If you are a molecular biologist, than this is just the beginning!

Turning DNA into proteins (and thus creating life) is split into two distinct steps:

  1. Transcribing. (Meaning to write out)
  2. Translating. (So translating the written out code into proteins)

Lets start.
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Life: What’s The Body Made Of – A Summary

I forgot to post this video up with the more recent posts.

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Eat Your Breakfast!

The last post talked about how proteins and fats are sometimes used as energy instead of carbohydrates, and I might have mentioned water a couple of times as well. So I’m going to take this opportunity to talk about some dieting stuff! (more…)

Life: What We’re Made of Part 2 (The Molecules)

I could have gone on to bigger things after the cell, but I thought it would be worth covering this bit first. I mentioned that the cells control molecules which in turn control atoms. I want to quickly explain what those molecules are. (more…)