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What Drives the Body?

University of Aberdeen via FutureLearn

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  • Provider FutureLearn
  • Subject Biology
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Finished
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 4 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 3 weeks long

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Overview

Find out how different parts of the body communicate with each other

Why is communication so important inside the human body?

This course will show you how the body’s communication system works, and how individual components produce energy.

You’ll learn about the key energy pathways used inside the body, and how different elements communicate effectively.

You’ll find out about the biomolecules involved in communication, and the role of endocrinology and immunology.

You’ll understand how the body regulates itself, and improve your knowledge of disease development and prevention.

This course is aimed at anyone who is interested in how the body’s communication system works. No existing knowledge of biology is required.

Taught by

Lynsey Christie

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