The Deadliest Being on Planet Earth - The Bacteriophage

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A war has been raging for billions of years, killing trillions every single day, while we don’t even notice. This war involves the single deadliest being on our planet: The Bacteriophage.
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The Deadliest Being on Planet Earth - The Bacteriophage




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Mostafa kamel
Mostafa kamel 22 天 前
do phages kill good bacteria
I drink bleach
I drink bleach 24 天 前
Can they kill immune cells?
Tim 74
Tim 74 27 天 前
What if the fages become a danger to our cells?
Maskone 个月 前
Well it doesn't have any power to kill cancer but I'm glad it exists to kill those other bad diseases.
Vincent Agustin
Vincent Agustin 个月 前
Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell . Can phages defeat cancer ?
peganoske 27 分钟 前
I'm at easy now: because our cells evolves way too slower than bacteria it means at some point it will be easier for bacteriophages to evolve methods to attack our cells than to win against mutated bacteria. And finally there will be the New Black Death. And then, maybe, the New Renaissance. Yep. It's good.
Thegamingavatar 10000
Crazywaffle5150 3 小时 前
Viruses are not predators. They don't "seek" out hosts. They just "fall into them by random". They are not alive. They also have no means of moving around. They bounce around randomly like dust.
[Gōdłÿ] Źâç
[Gōdłÿ] Źâç 6 小时 前
“Micro war”
David Hargrave
David Hargrave 10 小时 前
Awesome name for a band!
Kuckoo 10 小时 前
The most difficult part about telling people about phages is changing their perceptions. Most automatically think "bad" or "evil" whenever they hear the word "virus". When, in fact, as with bacteria, there are good ones as well as bad ones. Education is key.
Awesomefoodz Gaming
Awesomefoodz Gaming 10 小时 前
I guess killer beings such as us and bactiophage get along...
The one who sucks
The one who sucks 11 小时 前
If we inject them into us and they kill all the bacteria, wouldn’t they try to evolve and find ways to kill our cells?
John Wu
John Wu 14 小时 前
Phages look like microscopic Protoss units
InfiniteBlue 14 小时 前
This makes me smile knowing these little diamond heads will save us lol
Charles Phipp
Charles Phipp 14 小时 前
I mean 30
Charles Phipp
Charles Phipp 14 小时 前
I was don’t want to know I will die in 60 years
Charles Phipp
Charles Phipp 14 小时 前
I thought this was for chlildren
Nadiel101 :3
Nadiel101 :3 15 小时 前
I just got this random thing in my head when I saw this 5:08 I think it should be a game called phage vs super bacteria
Vojta Jozek
Vojta Jozek 18 小时 前
This is very good series better than others
Esteban Gonzalez
Esteban Gonzalez 18 小时 前
What happens If the virus mutates an begins to infect us Lol ☠️💀
Kanikorn Pongsates
Kanikorn Pongsates 18 小时 前
so is good or bed?
Box Girl
Box Girl 18 小时 前
"We still might be able to win" "INGECT MORE"
m i n e
m i n e 19 小时 前
I believe in 2050, we will be about ten times stronger than phages
chinnu bannu
chinnu bannu 22 小时 前
They are not harming US they kill harmful
David Steel
David Steel 22 小时 前
A big problem is that pharmaceutical companies would find it more difficult to profit from these because intellectual property around infection-specific phages is not as straight-forward as antibiotics. I'm not sure if this would therefore be the right place for government-funded development instead.
dragoknight 0508
dragoknight 0508 23 小时 前
Oh yes so very good i shall call the army of phages HAIL HYDRA!!!!!!!
Tobi /Obito Uchiha
Tobi /Obito Uchiha 23 小时 前
*world war cells*
Cat Courageous
I bet my friend is like, OMG SHES WATCHING A VIDEO ABOUT ME
MeMeLord 天 前
Atomas's Galaxy
SUN Family
SUN Family 天 前
holy shit. what if bacteria phages were about the size of dogs. they can terrafuck us all to our fuckin' graves
daoisa 天 前
5:58 they can even survive an alcoholic handjob
Shatugi - Sama
This is world war 2. The bacteria is the nazis and the antibodies, Bacteriophages, and humans were the allies
Alvi Haque
Alvi Haque 天 前
biggest save ever i thought we dead for sure from superbugs
PUBGM Man 天 前
it’s basically the White Blood Cell Of Our Outside Body?
StCreed 天 前
"we used antibiotics more and more..." - no, agriculture used it more and more on cattle to increase their growth rate. This is where most of the cases of resistant bacteria in Holland come from. Another source are populations with ready access to antibiotics without a doctor's prescription. A lot of countries including the USA and the countries in southern Europe are in this range. They create their own problems. Russia creates even worse problems for itself by having prison populations that are both overcrowded, get *some* medication but not enough. Resistant tuberculosis is a real risk inside Russian prisons. Don't get me started on South America. And the fools that think "oh, it's just prisoners..." - well, they do get out at some point and then infect the general population. Having good healthcare was created by people who didn't like dying from poor people's plagues. Apparently, that lesson is forgotten. And pharma has no reason to reminds us of it, as the antibiotics sold to agriculture and humans alike create massive profits. But IMO, they should be reserved for cases where a test confirms a bacterial infection, and nothing else.
5:12 *Wilhelms Scream* . Get out xD
erotic gamer22
Bacteria Hitler
Oliver Perrin
So phages, in some extreme cases, can be (theoretically) destroy cancer cells, etc
Bijay Kumar Sharma
Bacteriophage are great
Littly Shippy
So ww1 happened billions of years ago when Bacteriophages were deadlier than humans
Adonan the Stoic
5:11 Bacterihelm scream
Jeremiah Taala
If it is called the deadest being on earth then why does it save people’s life instead of killing them
Jeremiah Taala
This video helped me learn
Lodi petmalu Tutong
I think in Philippines had no bacteria we know to wash our hands with out soap
Bunnyshooter 223
Blissfully Ignorant
Antibiotic are use mostly for food production, cattle,pigs,and chicken that's the problem
datTweenlife 2 天 前
Jim get the phage nuke ready,were killing Ebola
Josh Petschke
Josh Petschke 10 小时 前
datTweenlife, Ebola is a virus, not a bacterium
Ian B
Ian B 2 天 前
I’m allergic to antibiotics 🙁🙁🙁 If I take one I go to the hospital for a month
User Library76
User Library76 2 天 前
Why did I laugh so hard when he said *while they do commit genocide for breakfast...*
Johnathan short
Johnathan short 2 天 前
So puting the most deadleast thing in use won't harm use and it will save us? 😰😰😰
10,000 subs without any vids?
It's a hard knock life for bacteria
Travelers 2 天 前
Nice worms reference. :P
Hyper Squrle3
Hyper Squrle3 2 天 前
Some forward this to the president ASAP
BARTYB 2000 2 天 前
Can bacteriophage defeat gonnorhea
me like tea
me like tea 2 天 前
ty phages 💕
Dante Rombouts
Dante Rombouts 2 天 前
1:12 genocide for breakfast
InTo ReKa
InTo ReKa 2 天 前
Alduin Hearth
Alduin Hearth 2 天 前
WORMS 3D reference right there, the game that made me love parabolas.
Aang An
Aang An 2 天 前
But what if in the process phages will evolve to kill good bacteria? Cuz it won't have evolved protection against phages? Or, what if phages will evolve to invade human body cells? Then what?
Jason Yau
Jason Yau 2 天 前
Hope this is able to kill diseases like AIDS
Zekaia 2 天 前
But how is phages is the deadliest in earth? I mean how did the y become deadliest when they save lives?
Jacob Luvisi
Jacob Luvisi 天 前
Zekaia they don’t kill humans
No problem human cells are not affected by bacteriophage so it might good to use as a medicine and help many people.
Carl floor
Carl floor 2 天 前
MMM, genocide for breakfast.
Matt Lawrence Marquez
2:16 In the final step they produce Pacman boiii
MC hacker
MC hacker 3 天 前
Why did anyone even think about dislikeing this?? 1 they think kurzgesagt are lieing 2 they are paranoid 3 they are haters
Slimy Demon
Slimy Demon 3 天 前
So, they're kinda like rambos taking out giant monsters
Fire Power701
Slimy Demon Why not. Aren't you Asian.... Oh wait
Slimy Demon
Slimy Demon 天 前
+Fire Power701 okay, never gonna use it then
Fire Power701
Slimy Demon They must be genetically modified to kill the weeb inside people and then maybe it will be in full scale use
Arturo Malapit
Arturo Malapit 3 天 前
5:03 thats some nice transformation animation
Samuel R Kruse
Samuel R Kruse 3 天 前
Agent gaming Official
There were like no birds in the vid
Bear_the_ Wolf_
Bear_the_ Wolf_ 3 天 前
Sadly enough I can’t even have penicillin because I’m allergic
De Wae
De Wae 3 天 前
steven universe reference?
EddieWFR 3 天 前
Haven't russia been doing this for the last 50 years? Where we chose anti-bac, russia chose to focus more on phage's?
PeterWasHere 3 天 前
The bacteriapahges are like thanks snapping his fingers
x Adiquite
x Adiquite 3 天 前
Wait if we have an immunity to the deadliest being on the planet doesn’t that make *us* the deadliest being on the planet
Alex's Garage
Alex's Garage 3 天 前
Fuck it... Bacteriophage time
Dınø satay
Dınø satay 3 天 前
I see one problem with this, can the phages evolve to consume the most abundent cell once injected by which would be the human cell?
Kickmaster06 3 天 前
The problem is, I’m allergic to penicillin.
Evan Gerarcas
Evan Gerarcas 3 天 前
Save millions of lives even cancer? If you said yes I am gonna be a scientist to find a cure for cancer but... If you said no RIP DREAMS
Gaymer 3 天 前
Aren't those the things they use to make gems in SU?
Rainbow Gamez
Rainbow Gamez 3 天 前
if we do it right the infection killer wont kill us and we dont kill them sooo it could work out for us
Chianna Morris
Chianna Morris 4 天 前
CheeseNuts 4 天 前
And In a few thousand years they will be a part of our body and most like become a new type of blood cell...
Ethan Metcalf
Ethan Metcalf 4 天 前
You know, it's really refreshing to watch a CNvid video that's not some annoying guy screaming and filling people's heads with obvious lies.
Ethan Metcalf
Ethan Metcalf 4 天 前
1:50 to 2:10 sounds a lot like sexual assault.
L Nightcore
L Nightcore 4 天 前
What about white blood cells?
lemoisten SUCC
lemoisten SUCC 4 天 前
5:00 - 5:24 I wonder if there is a game like that.
Shooting Scar
Shooting Scar 4 天 前
(Bacteriophage [Phage] and Human Cell [Cell] meet) Phage: YOU CAN'T ESCAPE ME THIS TIME, YELLOW! (Continues chase on a fleeing Yellow Fever virus and bumps into Cell) Phage: Ohhhh, you've DONE it now! COME HERE BOY! Cell: No! Please! I never do anything wrong! (Cries) Phage: (Sniff) I'm sorry :( I didn't mean to upset you. Can I help? I can try to defend you. Cell: That guy over there wants to hurt me (Points to Ebola virus). Phage: Ok, hold on. (Phage charges at Ebola) Phage: BOI U BEEN BULLIEN MEH FRIEND WITH YO NAPPY ASS HAIRLINE? BOI IMMA BEAT YO GOOFY ASS SO HARD! BOI IMMA LAY MY FUCKIN CHILDREN IN YO MARSHMELLOW MAN LOOKIN ASS! COMERE WITH YO BALLZ FOR A CHIN LOOKIN SELF! Ebola: Yeah right, gay! You would never- (Phage inserts needle and injects the components of Bacteriophage into Ebola) Ebola: NOOOO! THIS IS NOT "DA WAE" I DIE! (Ebola bursts open and dies) Phage: Better now? Cell: Death, no death. Cell does not want to die, Cell will not die. Cell will not die today. Cell is forever free from age, Cell does not want to- Phage: Well say goodbye to our host. I'm leaving this organ. You can stay and get surgically removed, wierdo. Cell: CELL WILL NOT- (Lung gets removed right as Phage crosses to the next) Phage: Human Cells are so wierd. I'm not even gonna bother with them.
Shooting Scar
Shooting Scar 4 天 前
That was way longer than I thought. Im late on this video anyway.
Keller Skoglund
Keller Skoglund 4 天 前
a big fat yes
ScratchGamingYT 4 天 前
Very nice
Zach Bishop
Zach Bishop 4 天 前
Fages are cool
White blood cell "were completely serounded Stem cell" good by cruel world" Red blood cell "incoming phage strike" BOOM
Sir. Luiwolf
Sir. Luiwolf 4 天 前
When you overdose medicine 3:23
Isadjdnndnd 4 天 前
The bacteriophage looks like a robot.
AlexHD 1
AlexHD 1 4 天 前
Today's lesson on biology
L Waugh
L Waugh 4 天 前
We should love these little robot-like beings. They must be our new SUPERWEAPON!
Abner Schmidt
Abner Schmidt 4 天 前
Big pharma isn't interested in it because it cures. There's more money to be made in treating people for long periods of time. Bastards.
Yen 4 天 前
what a world we live in..
*phages grab weapons* bacteria:Oh no
g eggy
g eggy 4 天 前
This channel is awesome imma show this to my science teacher
Niklas Felk
Niklas Felk 4 天 前
I'm not a biologist or stuff like that but what would Happen it the Phage would turn against US and Attack Human cells because theres More of them inside us (that's Logical but nevermind)
Hunters vlogging and more
Could this be the cure for Cancer tho?
Tony Zeng
Tony Zeng 4 天 前
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