Michael J. Behe A (R)evolutionary Biologist

Secrets of the Cell

The elegance of nature: Randomly evolved or purposefully designed? Join biochemist Michael Behe as he explores the building blocks of life in Secrets of the Cell, a 5-part YouTube series focusing on complexity in nature. Discover an unseen world of genetic coding, fabulous integrated systems, and astonishing machines. Each 4-8 minute episode investigates some intriguing discovery in science. Michael Behe is a Professor of Biological Sciences at Lehigh University and the best-selling author of Darwin’s Black Box, The Edge of Evolution, and Darwin Devolves.

EP1: Someone Must Have the Answer!

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EP2: The Complexity of Life

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EP3: The Power of Evolution

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EP4: The Effects of Mutation

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EP5: The X Factor in Life

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EP6: Superheroes of the Microbial World

View episode resources and learn more as Michael explores marvels of the microscopic world, including bacteria with their own navigation systems, microbes that eat plastic waste, and microscopic bugs that can shoot 60 molecular “bullets” every second.