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.

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

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


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…)