New Video Shows the Boggling Amount of Code in Your Body
September 13, 2020
Illustra's new short film, "18 Trillion Feet of You," shows how DNA is packed into the 3 trillion nucleated cells, and how far all of it would reach.
Cells Model Sustainable Lifestyles
September 9, 2020
They renew. They recycle. They clean up their messes. We could learn things from cells. Cell division: cleaning the nucleus without detergents (Austrian Institute of Molecular Biotechnology). Mitosis, or cell division, is a messy process. All of a sudden, when the nuclear membrane disassembles, genes that had been isolated from the cytoplasm mix with it. […]
Origin of the Ribosome Baffles Evolutionists
June 25, 2020
The ribosome is a very complicated molecular machine with numerous accessory parts. Life cannot live without it. How could it evolve?
Molecular Machines Work for Us
January 30, 2020
Life runs on machinery. Here are examples of machines that keep us humming.
Watch the Christmas Lights in Your Muscles
December 17, 2019
Scientists use fluorescent tags to shine light on the biggest proteins in the human body.
How the Cell Handles Oxygen: A Nobel Prize Discovery
November 2, 2019
Another amazing body function discovered – cellular oxygen regulation. It won three researchers the Nobel Prize.
Antibiotic Resistance Is Shared, Not Evolved
October 10, 2019
Growing evidence undermines commonly-cited examples of evolution happening right before our eyes.
Molecular Machine Paper Ignores Evolution
February 14, 2019
Another paper shows that evolutionary storytelling is neither necessary or useful when investigating molecular machines.
Biological Fact: Men and Women Are Different
December 2, 2018
Today's trend of gender confusion flies in the face of science. Who is "anti-science" in this hotbed political issue?
What Your Body Needs
February 3, 2018
Most of us know some basic things our bodies need, but it's unlikely many people have heard of some of these requirements.
Small Molecules Play Key Roles in Cells
December 26, 2016
Molecular biologists are finding a universe of functional small proteins and RNAs that were considered junk or not even known to exist.
Finding More Gifts in the Cellular Stocking
December 12, 2016
Improving techniques are allowing biochemists to find surprising new things in cells. Here are some recent examples.
Bacteria You Can Love
July 29, 2016
Wrongly feared only as agents of disease, many bacteria are allies in our quest for health.
Enjoy Your High-Tech Body and Brain
July 31, 2015
No need to feel insignificant in a lonely universe. You are loaded with great equipment for an exciting life.
More Cell Machines Come to Light
May 7, 2015
The living cell contains thousands of molecular machines converting energy into useful work. Here are just a few that were recently described in journal papers.