The Miracle of Life
Lecture no. 1 from the course: 12 Essential Scientific Concepts
Taught by Professor Indre Viskontas | 34 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
To truly understand what makes life special, you have to understand the fundamental makeup of life. In this first lecture, investigate the basic chemistry of living organisms, from the fundamental importance of water and carbon to the critical functions of proteins—the molecules that allow cells to survive, reproduce, and adapt.