Why is it so hard to cure cancer? – TED-Ed by Kyuson Yun

We’ve harnessed electricity, sequenced the human genome, and eradicated smallpox. But after billions of dollars in research, we haven’t found a solution for a disease that affects more than 14 million people and their families at any given time. Why is it so difficult to cure cancer? Kyuson Yun explains the challenges. Continue reading

Why do we have snot?

The stuff that oozes out of you when you’re sick? Turns out, it’s a pretty awesome material. Elizabeth, a graduate of Biological Engineering at MIT, explains juuuuuuust how much butt it kicks.

Learn how to make the fake snot in the video here: https://youtu.be/pEZHLjXg4XU