Tag Archives: protein

The Big Bug Eating Industry of China (Part 2)

These are expensive. Right now one egg is worth five mao [8 cents]. Five mao for such a tiny egg? Yes. Because an adult doudan worm can be sold for 10 yuan [$150], the profit margins are high. The first step of doudan farming is to stick the doudan moth’s eggs onto this paper. Then… Read More »

Mutagens and carcinogens | Biomolecules | MCAT | Khan Academy

Voiceover: So, today we’re going to talk about mutagens and carcinogens and how they can cause DNA damage, but first I want to review the central dogma of molecular biology and how the genetic information of a cell is stored in the form of DNA, which is then transcribed to form RNA and then translated… Read More »

Inside China’s Edible Insect Industry (Part 2)

These are expensive. Right now one egg is worth five mao [8 cents]. Five mao for such a tiny egg? Yes. Because an adult doudan worm can be sold for 10 yuan [$150], the profit margins are high. The first step of doudan farming is to stick the doudan moth’s eggs onto this paper. Then… Read More »