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Your Motor Proteins Are The Tiny, Swaggering Pirates Of Your Cells

The latest installment of Hank Green's SciShow tackles the many important tasks of motor proteins, a small class of molecular motors known for their role in things like cell division, and, also, for their swagger.

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To some they look like bow-legged cowboys. To others, swaggering pirates. Either way, the two-legged molecules known as motor proteins are what get the job of living done in most of your cells.

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For another peek at motor proteins, look for their appearance (and their gallant stroll) in the mesmerizing, award-winning animation "Inner Life of the Cell." You can't miss them:

Lastly, if you're not already following SciShow, you should be. It's smart, well-cited, and served up in perfect, bite-sized quantities. Perfect internet viewing material.

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I usually hate this guy's delivery, which pains me because I love the subjects they tackle. It's nice to see him dialing it back a bit in this one and putting in more of himself vs. channeling MoviePhone Guy On PCP.