Kinesins have two feet, or “globular heads,” that literally walk, one foot over another.
We’re going to need a new philosophy: one that can handle realities the Elizabethans and Victorians could never have imagined.
In our video, this molecular motor appears to walk slowly and deliberately, but remember: the narrator says it can take a hundred steps a second.
Back in June I published a critique of a video posted on the popular YouTube science channel Veritasium.
It’s often said that a picture is worth a thousand words. That’s the idea here.