Cells as a System

Organisms and their parts are made of cells. Cells are structural units of life that vary in essential functions. The essential function of a cell involve chemical reactions that take place between many different types of molecules like carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, DNA, etc.
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Dr. Ernest E. Just | Scientific SC
Dr. Ernest E. Just | Scientific SC

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Produced by Darren K. Woodland Jr., 2017 Knowitall.org Spring Semester Intern ​Dr. Ernest E. Just was born in Charleston, S.C. in 1883. He was an African American biologist, teacher, and scholar who...
Stem Cells | diSCovering science
Stem Cells | diSCovering science

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Richard Visconti, Ph.D., Assistant Prof. in Dept. of Regenerative Medicine & Cell Biology at MUSC, talks about stem cell research in study of regenerative medicine & what it means for potential cures...
Cardiovascular Research | diSCovering science
Cardiovascular Research | diSCovering science

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Richard Visconti, Ph.D., talks about stem cell research in the study of cardiovascular disease - The “diSCovering Science” series features interviews with scientists and researchers from South...
Fungal Research | diSCovering science
Fungal Research | diSCovering science

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Joe Flaherty, Ph.D., talks about his lab’s research of genes involved in fungal development - The “diSCovering Science” series features interviews with scientists and researchers from South Carolina’s...
Fuel Cells | diSCovering science
Fuel Cells | diSCovering science

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John Weidner, Ph.D., looks at catalysts for fuel cells - The “diSCovering Science” series features interviews with scientists and researchers from South Carolina’s colleges and universities. These...
Science - Biology | diSCovering science
Science - Biology | diSCovering science

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Joe Flaherty, Ph.D., a biologist at Coker College in Hartsville, SC, talks about his lab’s research of fungal pathogens that affect food crops - The “diSCovering Science” series features interviews...
Alzheimer's Disease | diSCovering science
Alzheimer's Disease | diSCovering science

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Melissa A. Moss, Ph.D., talks about advances being made in Alzheimer’s Disease research and explains how protein aggregates in the brain can lead to the progression of this disease - The “diSCovering...
Cell Research | diSCovering science
Cell Research | diSCovering science

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Their research is mainly cell interaction and they focus on: heart muscle cells, Neurons, cancer cells and stem cells. They study those cells due to the complicity of the diseases. Bruce Zhi Gao, Ph.D...
Biochips & Research | diSCovering science
Biochips & Research | diSCovering science

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Bruce Zhi Gao, Ph.D talks about cyber research and how different cells are put together to form a tissue that treats disease. Through fundamental research they are using a biochip as a tool to create...
Biochip Uses | diSCovering science
Biochip Uses | diSCovering science

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Bruce Zhi Gao, Ph.D explains biochips. A biochip is very close to a computer chip but they put it in a cell culture dish to make it very clean to culture a cell. The chip is made of silicone which is...