Last week, I watched a video on Twitter, about one of those balloons filled with Helium exploding when it reached some antennas. But, why did it explode if there is helium inside? Let’s try to figure it out.
Before that, here you get the video: Continue reading “Could a balloon blow up?”
Changing the subject from my last post, it’s time to talk about DNA and the recent discoveries related to it. Let’s start with the most simple question.
What is DNA?
Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is the biomolecule that encodes the genetic information of cellular organisms. It is composed of four molecules called nucleotides, which are represented with a letter: adenine (A), guanine (G), cytosine (C) and thymine (T). Continue reading “DNA: much more than the molecule of life (I)”