Cancer, it’s a word that if I say it to somebody you have cancer this is like hitting you on the head with a club. It’s a life-changing event no matter how you look at it. My goal is not to be aggressive as possible and kill everything, my job… Continue Reading 2 New Cancer Treatments That Give Patients Hope Again

With all the work to do, people to see, traffic jams to get stuck in, we all sometimes wish we could be in two places at once. We’ve already cloned sheep, cows, even monkeys. This is WHAT IF, and here’s what would happen if you cloned your body. Cloning is… Continue Reading What If You Cloned Your Body?

Thanks for CuriosityStream for supporting this episode! Go to CuriosityStream.com/Psych to learn more. { ♪INTRO } Dealing with depression is not easy. And it doesn’t help that it is really difficult to find effective treatments for it. Your genetics, your environment, and various factors in your brain all seem to… Continue Reading The Future Of Depression Treatment

Are you worried about giving your fingerprints when you get a new passport, for example? This procedure gives your unique info to the authorities, that’s true. But did you know there are many other parts of your body that can give your identity away as surely as your fingertips? Well,… Continue Reading 13 Body Parts as Unique as Your Fingerprint

Maybe you’ve read it on some online list of “Amazing Facts About Your Body.” Or you might’ve heard Tim from the IT department drop it at an office party when he was trying to sound all smart. The claim? The human body replaces itself, at the cellular level, every seven… Continue Reading Do You Really Have a New Body Every 7 Years?

A lot of hay has been made about CRISPR Cas9, the gene editing technique so precise, so easy, so versatile it’s opened the possibility of chopping and swapping DNA around like a molecular level Dr. Frankenstein. The implications are huge for humans and our genome. We could alter the genes… Continue Reading Your Body Could Be Immune to CRISPR! Is This the End of Gene Editing?

Your body has all sorts of complicated processes going on inside it and a lot and a lot of these processes are carried on by incredibly powerful and often incredibly large molecules. Some of these molecules that you’re using right now are so big that they challenge the definition of… Continue Reading The 5 Most Important Molecules in Your Body

The bacteria that live inside you shape who you are on a pretty fundamental level–from your psychology to your body type. But new research also indicates that the billions and even trillions of tiny creatures in your body play a major role in the way you react to medical treatments…making… Continue Reading Scientists Are Using Your Body’s Bacteria To Battle Cancer, Is It Working?

These are tiny molecular machines, and they are doing this inside your body – right now. To understand why, we have to zoom out. Every day, in an adult human body, 50 to 70 billion of your cells die. Either they’re stressed, or damaged, or just old. But this is… Continue Reading Your Body’s Molecular Machines

if you have cancer [your] doctor may recommend Chemotherapy as part of your treatment The Cell’s Nucleus controls this process Inside each nucleus genetic material called Dna contains the instructions for directing this process sometimes the cells Dna becomes damaged Normally the DNa responds by either repairing itself or instructing… Continue Reading Cancer Treatment: Chemotherapy