Human Physiology : What Is Protein Synthesis?

Human Physiology : What Is Protein Synthesis?

You may have heard that if you want to build muscle mass, it’s helpful to eat more protein. But how does the protein in the food that you eat actually turn into more muscles? I’m Janice Creneti and this is what is protein synthesis? Protein synthesis is one of the many complicated processes in your […]

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Bioprocessing Part 1: Fermentation

Bioprocessing Part 1: Fermentation

>>We all know something about fermentation. It’s a process used countless times each day to make a variety of dairy products, baked goods and beverages. We sometimes think of it as letting foods go bad, but in a controlled way. With a little help, milk becomes yogurt… bread rises… and grains decompose, creating alcoholic beverages […]

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CarbLoaded: A Culture Dying to Eat (International Subtitles)

CarbLoaded: A Culture Dying to Eat (International Subtitles)

Carb-Loaded: A Culture Dying to Eat This is Lathe I’ve know him and his wife for almost 20 years. In fact, about ten years ago we started our own company together. In 2009, Lathe was 36 years old and weighed 165lbs. He pretty much ate the standard American diet, exercised regularly, and was precisely the […]

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Motor Proteins: Tiny Pirates in Your Cells

Motor Proteins: Tiny Pirates in Your Cells

[Intro] If you’ve ever taken an Intro to Biology class, you might have noticed that there are some pretty big but pretty basic things about your own cells that never really get explained. Or at least not explained well. Like, what makes your cells divide when they copy themselves, and how does stuff get carried […]

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Your Body’s Molecular Machines

Your Body’s Molecular Machines

These are tiny molecular machines, and they are doing this inside your body – right now. To understand why, we have to zoom out. Every day, in an adult human body, 50 to 70 billion of your cells die. Either they’re stressed, or damaged, or just old. But this is normal – in fact, it’s […]

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