How Large Can a Bacteria get? Life & Size 3

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In and out, in and out. Staying alive is about doing things. This very second, your cells are combusting glucose molecules with oxygen to make energy available, which keeps you alive for another precious moment. To get the oxygen to your cells you are breathing.
Breathing is an answer to a very hard problem: How do you get the resources that your cells need to survive, from the outside, to the inside of your cells? Every living thing has to solve this problem and the solution is surprisingly different depending on one of the most important regulators of life: Size.
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    • It is not "a bacteria" but "a bacterium"

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    • I mean technically given the size of the universe, the whale and the bacteria have the exact same amount of 'outsides'

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  • We went from "why single cells can't get big" to "here's how we evolved from single to multicellular organisms"

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  • Totally misleading. I thought this was going to be about giant bacteria.

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  • Size does matter

    Jake RogersJake Rogers10 tuntia sitten
  • 2:40 you're forgetting about a thing called Density, Sugar isn't going to be evenly distributed, it's density won't allow it.

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    • So you mean, samples from bottle of that container will be more sugery than that of top ?

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  • "Bacteria has millons more surface area than a whale" Me after hearing this: *W h a t*

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  • Is it just me, or does the scientific name of the bacteria sound like it should be the name of a Harry Potter spell?

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  • I mean technically given the size of the universe, the whale and the bacteria have the exact same amount of 'outsides'

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  • I just learned about diffusion in my class 3 days ago :)

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  • And that's why... *SIZE MATTERS*

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  • I'm not convinced diffusion could not work for life at larger scale. The process is the same, it would just take much more time. So the metabolism of such organism would be much slower, but if designed correctly, it might be able to maintain its vital processes. IMO the main reason this did not happen, is the competition from faster, more efficient organisms.

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  • OOH I do love free things :D

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  • So in summary: Size does matter.

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  • I would nope out this planet If I saw a human size bacteria.

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    • living* Viruses don't reproduce on their own (they need a host cell) so they don't technically count as alive

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