From Structure and Function of Ribosomes to New Antibiotics

Well, it’s a great pleasure to be here, and talk to you all. I have to say I’ve never seen such a big audience here. It’s terrific. So what I’m going to do is I’m going to give essentially the talk that I gave in Stockholm. A few little add-ons I have to say, too. […]

Making of the Fittest: Evolution of the Stickleback Fish — HHMI BioInteractive Video

[MUSIC PLAYING] SEAN CARROLL: For tens of thousands of years, much of North America lay buried under ice up to a mile thick. Then the massive ice sheets receded. In what is now Alaska, ocean bound streams and rivers emerge, opening up new possibilities for countless species. [MUSIC PLAYING] One of the animals that came […]

Mutations – selection: the bacteria resist

Mutations – selection: the bacteria resist Aha, here’s our patient! The patient has received all known antibiotic treatments to no effect! In conclusion: either he is not ill, or we have a new strain of microbes! Hmm! Or this could even just be a case of resistance to antibiotics. Let me explain… When the body […]

Stop Saying Sharks Will Cure Cancer

Thanks for CuriosityStream for supporting this episode! Go to to learn more { ♪INTRO } It seems like every time scientists learn something about sharks— like, a new genome is published— everyone suddenly starts going on about whether this new bit of information will finally show us how sharks will cure cancer. And there’s […]