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You are a wonderful walking, talking, thinking, feeling ball of vibrating star matter energized by starlight. Each week we will dive in to uncover the extraordinary science within our ordinary moments. You bring the curious mind, I'll bring the passion and enthusiasm.
Most Recent Episode
E31: Endosymbiosis - How Biology Trapped Lighting Inside Your Cells
Everything you do in life requires energy, ATP. Your body is the pinnacle of complexity, but this complexity needs energy to express it. 3.8 billion years ago a crazy event took place by chance that turned you into what you are today. This is that story of Endosymbiosis. The story of how two bacteria came together to create the first complex cell. A cell that now had a surplus of energy. Energy that could now be used to create all of the human experiences of today. We are born to live a dynamic life, but to be active you require fuel. Fuel that our mitochondria turns into ATP and that is why you are alive. Let's celebrate this! | Show notes: https://awesound.com/@The_ScienceBro/e31?auid=alv8YAyL