People Grow Brain Cells Well Into Their 80s | SciShow News

People Grow Brain Cells Well Into Their 80s | SciShow News

[ ♪INTRO ] You may have heard that it’s impossible to grow more brain cells. All the more reason to wear your bike helmet or drink less alcohol. But research in the last few decades has shown that neurogenesis, or the formation of new neurons, can happen in adulthood. In fact, a paper published this …

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Why Nutrition Studies Keep Contradicting Each Other

Why Nutrition Studies Keep Contradicting Each Other

[♪ INTRO ] It seems like it’s practically impossible to get a straight answer on whether a given food or supplement is good for you. First they say red wine is good for you. Then there’s a headline announcing that it doesn’t do anything, and wait, isn’t alcohol supposed to cause cancer? If you wanted …

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There’s More Than One Bipolar Disorder

There’s More Than One Bipolar Disorder

[INTRO ♪] Like many psychological disorders, bipolar disorder is one for which we have a lot of stereotypes. We think of mood swings. We imagine periods of deep depression and episodes of mania where a frenzied person thinks they’re invincible or is all-consumed by their desire to achieve a goal. Popular media only reinforces these …

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#05 Biochemistry Protein Tertiary/Quaternary Structure Lecture for Kevin Ahern’s BB 450/550

#05 Biochemistry Protein Tertiary/Quaternary Structure Lecture for Kevin Ahern’s BB 450/550

Kevin Kevin Ahern: Maybe not. Hold on. Ah, now let’s get started. How’s that? Too many cords. I vote for cordless. How’s everybody doing today? “Good, professor, that’s very good.” Male Student: Well caffeinated. Kevin Ahern: Well caffeinated! Then learning shall happen, right? Okay, so, today I’m going to finish talking about protein structure. I’ve …

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How Engineers Are Turning Wind into Protein Powder

How Engineers Are Turning Wind into Protein Powder

Thanks to Skillshare for supporting this episode of SciShow. [INTRO ] There are lots of reasons to want renewable sources of energy. They can reduce smog, create jobs, and lower our environmental impacts… which we all pretty much agree are good things to do. But right now, there are limits to how much energy we …

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What Psychologists Can Tell You About Ghosting

[ ♪ Intro ] This probably won’t come as much of a surprise, but breaking up with someone is hard. There’s the rejection, the tears, the possible shouting, and if nothing else, it’s just really awkward! Maybe that’s why, for better or worse, some people decide a proper break-up isn’t worth it. Instead, they choose …

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#04 Biochemistry Protein Primary/Secondary Structure Lecture for Kevin Ahern’s BB 450/550

#04 Biochemistry Protein Primary/Secondary Structure Lecture for Kevin Ahern’s BB 450/550

Kevin Ahern: … have a good weekend? Anybody remember it? Or did it just go [makes swooshing noise] and it was gone, right? You wake up and all of a sudden the weekend’s gone. I can’t quite get the volume what I want. Can you hear me up there okay? Okay. I have been pleased. …

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When Waking up After Decades Turned out to Be Temporary

When Waking up After Decades Turned out to Be Temporary

[Intro Music] Imagine you woke up tomorrow to discover that forty years had passed, Rip Van Winkle style. After the brief moment of excitement to see the future, you realize half your life is gone and you have to make peace with that. For many of those with an unusual disease called that was basically …

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The Deal with Protein

The Deal with Protein

People like to say all kinds of things about protein, like, you need to eat lots of it to build muscle, and lose weight. But dietary science is way more complicated than that! You can’t just eat a bunch of one thing to get buff or to be healthy. In fact, eating too much of …

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Protein Synthesis | Biology for All | FuseSchool

Protein Synthesis | Biology for All | FuseSchool

Proteins are made of a long chain of amino acids which is being coded for by DNA. The order of the basis of DNA determines which protein is made by coding for a specific order of amino acids. This is protein synthesis and in this video, we’re going to look at how it works. You …

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