Science Burrito and build-a-body return after a short hiatus. Previously, we saw that for our cells to produce the energy they need to work and, in turn, for us to live, we need oxygen to burn sugar. There’s another we can look at that though. We need sugar for that oxygen to burn! Our obvious … More How to build a person. 4 – Feed!
So far in Science Burrito’s epic quest to build a person with nuts and bolts, we have made a skeleton and covered it in blood. This is pretty grim, especially so far from Halloween. Maybe it’s time for a breath of fresh air… That’s a pun, by the way, and I will not apologise for … More How to build a person! – 3: Breathe!
Science Burrito is exploring what it takes to make a person, if we wanted to use technology instead of biology. Last time, we started out the project by looking at bones, the foundation on which the rest of the body is built. We learned that bones is where the blood is produced. But once it’s … More How to Build a Person: 2 – Blood!
Before we start! Sorry about the broken GIFs. I shall upload fixed versions soon! If you came to this blog post hoping to see something for adults… then you’re in luck, because science is for everybody. If you came to this blog post hoping to see something only for adults, then you’re out of luck, … More How to build a person! – 1: Bone!