A biologist explains where proteins come from and what role the 20,000 or so proteins in your body play in keeping you alive and kicking.
Jan. 13, 2021 • ~5 min
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An electrical engineer explains how smoke detectors work, and how to reduce the chances of a false positive.
Jan. 8, 2021 • ~5 min
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Parthenogenesis, a form of reproduction in which an egg develops into an embryo without being fertilized by sperm, might be more common than you realized.
Dec. 15, 2020 • ~6 min
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