Oxygen’s surprisingly complex journey through your body – Enda Butler

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Oxygen forms about 21% of the air around us. In your body, oxygen forms a vital role in the production of energy in most cells. But if gases can only efficiently diffuse across tiny distances, how does oxygen reach the cells deep inside your body? Enda Butler tracks the surprisingly complex journey of oxygen through your body.

Lesson by Enda Butler, animation by Compote Collective.


30 thoughts on “Oxygen’s surprisingly complex journey through your body – Enda Butler

  1. And Do u still think.. its all somehow Random?
    From the biggest things to the smallest of things,Everything it complex.
    Its impossible to be random. Period
    But whatever,All shall be revealed if we keep putting our effort on finding things.
    You'll know soon enough who was Right.

  2. This is just incredible (for non medicine students like me)… The complexity of the bodies that genes have created as their survival machines. Keep it up TED-Ed, always bringing us super interesting stuff, thanks!

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