Immune System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #45
19
October

Immune System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #45

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

You may not know it, but your body is engaged in a never-ending battle. You are literally covered in staph and strep and e coli, and all sorts of dubious characters that are intent on using you, and your body’s many resources, to feed themselves, find shelter, and reproduce as much as they want. And, […]


Your Immune System: Natural Born Killer – Crash Course Biology #32
18
October

Your Immune System: Natural Born Killer – Crash Course Biology #32

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Sex and not dying. That’s what biology is all about. And while the sex part is, I’ll grant you, a little bit sexier, not dying is also really fantastic… something that I, personally, like to do every single day. I, personally, like to not die in all sorts of ways. Like, I don’t jump out […]


Immune System: Innate and Adaptive Immunity Explained
12
October

Immune System: Innate and Adaptive Immunity Explained

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Our body has a powerful army that protects it from various types of threats. These threats can come in the form of mechanical injuries, the entry of germs, or the entry of other foreign particles like dust. This personal army is called the immune system. Every day, we encounter a huge number of bacteria, viruses […]