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A blog about life...literally

And You Thought Viruses Were Small!

Only the fraction of the size of a bacteria, viruses are among the smallest pathogenic agents that humans have encountered, but while viruses may seem to be as little as it gets, there is another agent of disease that is … Keep Reading


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Enzymes: The Tiny Machines That Make Life Go

Enzymes are one of the biological macromolecules that enable complex organisms like us to exist. As you probably already know, enzymes are proteins that help to catalyze, or speed up, chemical reactions, but what you may not think about is … Keep Reading


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