Plant Cells vs. Animal Cells: Compare & Contrast!

Plant Cells vs. Animal Cells: Compare & Contrast!

Welcome back, everyone! Today we’re going to be contrasting plant and animal cells. A lot of videos cover the different organelles, but this video does that AND compares how the different cell types tackle the same problems. At the end, we’ll also be organizing all that information into a handy chart that makes a great …

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How does school breakfast impact children’s nutrition?

How does school breakfast impact children’s nutrition?

ChildObesity180 presents The Breakfast Effect Many people believe that the food served in the national school meals programs is not healthy. But actually school meals, including school breakfast, must meet specific nutritional requirements for calories, protein, calcium, and more. Dr. Jay Bhattacharya at Stanford University has studied how school breakfast affects children’s nutrition. In 2006, …

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Inconspicuous protein key to deadly blood cancer

Inconspicuous protein key to deadly blood cancer

We have been studying a kind of leukemia called MLL fusion leukemia we already knew it was driven by the MLL fusion protein and any MLL fusion protein might be able to fuse together with around 120 different fusion partners so this is why it’s very difficult to stop it so based on our study …

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How your digestive system works – Emma Bryce

Across the whole planet, humans eat on average between one and 2.7 kilograms of food a day. That’s over 365 kilograms a year per person, and more than 28,800 kilograms over the course of a lifetime. And every last scrap makes its way through the digestive system. Comprised of ten organs covering nine meters, and …

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Vitamin D, Fish Oil Don’t Prevent Kidney Disease in Diabetes

Vitamin D, Fish Oil Don’t Prevent Kidney Disease in Diabetes

Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study, I’m Dr. F. Perry Wilson. It was Kidney Week – the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology last week and 14,000 practitioners descended on the nations capital to discuss the latest developments in the field. So it is in …

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What can we do to improve our brains?: Jerzy Vetulani at TEDxKrakow

What can we do to improve our brains?: Jerzy Vetulani at TEDxKrakow

Translator: Izabela Miśkowicz Reviewer: Krzysztof Wiankowski The question is, is it necessary and possible to improve the brain? Indeed. The brain’s an incredibly efficient organ which serves to survive, not to think. But thinking is very helpful for survival, that’s why the brain thinks too. (Applause) Throughout 400 million years, the brain has been evolving, …

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Why are people so Healthy in Japan?

Why are people so Healthy in Japan?

When it comes to health, weight of course is not everything, but since there are so many health complications from being overweight or obese, it’s safe to say that Japan with an obesity rate of 3.5% is generally healthier than America with an obesity rate of 30%. Japan isn’t perfect, it has found itself on …

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The Scientific Power of Meditation

The Scientific Power of Meditation

For thousands of years people have practiced meditation for spiritual, emotional, and physical well being. But from a scientific perspective, how exactly does meditating affect your body? Does it really do anything? It all starts in the brain! During meditation, brain-scans see increased activity in regions directly correlated with decreased anxiety and depression, along with …

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Dietetics and Nutritional Science at Iowa State University

Dietetics and Nutritional Science at Iowa State University

What is that? Dietetics…Couldn’t tell ya. I guess it kinda sounds like…. um… I guess the science of what you need to eat in order to be healthy? I don’t know. The chemicals behind what you’re putting in your body, the ability to fuel and build your body. Are you up future nutritional scientist? Nutrition …

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Scientists Can Implant Fake Memories in the Brain, Here’s How

Scientists Can Implant Fake Memories in the Brain, Here’s How

Human memory is unreliable enough as it is, but researchers interested in better understanding how and where our memories are stored are developing new ways to manipulate them. The search for memory “engrams,” a collection of identifiable neurons that physically represent a memory, has occupied scientists for over a hundred years. Turns out, memory is …

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