The Antibiotic Apocalypse Explained

The Antibiotic Apocalypse Explained

What would you say if we told you that humanity is currently making a collaborative effort to engineer the perfect superbug? A bug that could kill hundreds of millions of people? Well, it is happening right now. We are in the process of creating a superbacterium. Bacteria are among the oldest living things on this […]

Read More

3 Arguments Why Marijuana Should Stay Illegal Reviewed

3 Arguments Why Marijuana Should Stay Illegal Reviewed

All around the world, marijuana is being decriminalized, or even made legal. But is this really a good idea? In the online debate, the harmful sides are often downplayed. So let’s look at the three most powerful arguments against legalizing marijuana. [Intro – Kurzgesagt] Argument number 1: In the last few decades, Marijuana has been […]

Read More

Measles Explained — Vaccinate or Not?

Measles Explained — Vaccinate or Not?

Recently there has been a lot of talk about measles. What does measles actually do, and should you vaccinate against it? Or is this just hysteria? Measles is a virus: a hull of proteins, RNA, plus some more proteins for reproduction. It cannot reproduce by itself; it needs a host cell to do so. To […]

Read More

The Immune System Explained I – Bacteria Infection

The Immune System Explained I – Bacteria Infection

Every second of your life, you are under attack. Billions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi are trying to make you their home. So our bodies have developed a super complex little army with guards, soldiers, intelligence, weapons factories, and communicators to protect you from…well…dying For this video, let’s assume the immune system has 12 different […]

Read More

Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever – CRISPR

Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever – CRISPR

magine you were alive back in the 1980’s, and were told that computers would soon take over everything: from shopping, to dating, and the stock market, that billions of people would be connected via a kind of web, that you would own a handheld device, orders of magnitudes more powerful than supercomputers. It would seem […]

Read More