One of the best weapons against the coronavirus (and other similar nasties)? Soap. This video shows how soap can disrupt a cell-like structure with an enclosing layer made of kerosene and plastic, just as soap disrupts the lipid bilayer that surrounds the coronavirus particles.
What is the oldest living thing? What is the largest living thing? Find out on our first episode of Ask a Scientist a Question! Heather interviews Rachel Jones, a botanist who works at CSU. Sources The oldest individual living organism is a Great Basin bristlecone pine (Pinus longaeva) in the White mountains of Nevada/California. The […]