• Question: How can functional proteins form without ribosomes or ribosome-like machines?

    Asked by Rhiannon to Aaron, Abbey, Keith, Natalie on 18 Nov 2015.
    • Photo: Aaron Boardley

      Aaron Boardley answered on 18 Nov 2015:

      I have no idea, I’ve not done biology since I was 16!

      It’s a skill of a scientist to know what is and isn’t in their area of expertise. I could Google it, but I’m sure you’re as good at Google as me, Rhiannon!

    • Photo: Natalie Garrett

      Natalie Garrett answered on 18 Nov 2015:

      I don’t know either, Rhiannon!

      All I can contribute is this cool video of processes that happen inside cells:

      Also, did you know that Fleetwood Mac did a song of your name? It’s a cracker: