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A Dad Didn’t Brush His Teeth For 40 Days. This Is What Happened To His Kidneys.

A Dad Didn’t Brush His Teeth For 40 Days. This Is What Happened To His Kidneys.

A Dad Didn’t Brush His Teeth for 40 Days. This Is What Happened To His Kidneys. CJ is a 46 year old man, presenting to the emergency room with excessive thirst, abdominal discomfort, and shortness of breath. He tells the admitting nurse that he had lost 15 pounds over the last 2 weeks and had …

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How Do Muscles Actually Get Bigger?

How Do Muscles Actually Get Bigger?

Hey guys, Amy here on DNews answering your questions about muscles! Neko recently asked us if we can make a video about why our muscles grow big when we exercise. We all want to get big and strong, building muscles to have lean bodies and to be able to squat our coworkers for funsies. But …

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Understanding Crystallography – Part 1: From Proteins to Crystals

Understanding Crystallography – Part 1: From Proteins to Crystals

This is a three dimensional structure of a protein called lysozyme. It represents the order of nature. And I feel awed when I look at it. It’s an enzyme that’s in our tears and saliva and mucus, and it helps us fight bacteria. And knowing this three dimensional structure helps us to understand the mechanism …

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Finding your voice – the necessity of singing: Katie Kat at TEDxJerseyCity

Finding your voice – the necessity of singing: Katie Kat at TEDxJerseyCity

Translator: Nadine Hennig Reviewer: Mile Živković Hello. My name is Katie Kat and I am here today to talk to you about something that might make you uncomfortable: your singing voice. But I want to assure you that it is not something to be embarrassed about. In fact, I want to encourage you all to …

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Is Alkaline Water Really Better For You?

Is Alkaline Water Really Better For You?

[ intro ] You may have heard of alkaline water— it’s the newest health trend hitting grocery shelves. These products are essentially just water treated to have a more basic pH between 8 and 10 instead of water’s usual neutral 7. And supposedly, they take your internal chemistry from acidic to alkaline, leaving you more …

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What Does Sugar Actually Do To Your Body?

What Does Sugar Actually Do To Your Body?

it’s interesting when we design our studies we provide diets that are high in starch and then we take away that starch and replaced it with sugar why do we even see such unfavorable effects when we replace pasta or bread with a fructose sweetened beverage or let’s even say high fructose corn syrup sweetened …

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Tertiary structure of proteins | Macromolecules | Biology | Khan Academy

Tertiary structure of proteins | Macromolecules | Biology | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] In the vidoe on protein structure, we talked about the different orders of structure, starting with primary structure, and this is all a bit of a review right now. Primary structure is just a sequence of the amino acids. But then from there we can start thinking about how does it get shaped …

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Eukaryopolis – The City of Animal Cells: Crash Course Biology #4

Eukaryopolis – The City of Animal Cells: Crash Course Biology #4

This is an animal. This is also an animal. Animal. Animal. Animal carcass. Animal. Animal. Animal carcass again. Animal. The thing that all of these other things have in common is that they’re made out of the same basic building block: the animal cell. Animals are made up of your run-of-the-mill eukaryotic cells. These are …

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