DNA Repair Earned the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and Here's Why

Yesterday the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Tomas Lindahl, Aziz Sancar, and Paul Modrich for their work in mapping out how cells repair damaged DNA. Their research improved our understanding of how our own cells work and helped in the development of cancer treatments, but… »10/08/15 3:50pm10/08/15 3:50pm

This animation explains how life works better than any biology class

If you're anything like me, you slept through biology class in high school and figured you could become a full-fledged adult without it. And you were right! But if you're like me, you're still curious about how this thing we called life works. This Ted-Ed animation video by pew 36 explains it better than any biology… »11/12/13 8:49pm11/12/13 8:49pm