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Cystic Fibrosis Mechanism and Treatment

This animation shows how mutations in an ion channel protein lead to the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. The animation also discusses how research on this protein has been used to develop treatments for the disease.

Metabarcoding

This video describes the technology of metabarcoding, which allows scientists to determine herbivore diets based on the sequences of plant DNA extracted from animal dung.

How We Get Our Skin Color

This animation describes how skin color is generated by skin cells as protection against ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

Animated Life: Pangea

This animated short video celebrates the early 20th-century German astronomer and atmospheric scientist Alfred Wegener, who first proposed that continents once formed a single landmass and had drifted apart.

The Day the Mesozoic Died

This film tells the story of the scientific quest to explain one of the greatest, long-standing scientific mysteries: the sudden disappearance of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period.

How To Find a Dinosaur

In this video, Tyler Lyson describes and demonstrates how he and other paleontologists uncover fossils from prehistoric animals, including dinosaurs.

Stratigraphic Principles

This video provides a demonstration of two main principles in the study of rock layers: superposition and association.

HIV Life Cycle

This animation shows how HIV infects a cell and replicates itself using reverse transcriptase.

Coding Sequences in DNA

This animation describes how only a small part of the human genome directly codes for proteins.

Human Genome Sequencing

This animation shows how the Human Genome Project sequenced the human genome, which contains over 3 billion nucleotides.