HEALTHY LIVING
07/03/2014 12:10 pm ET Updated Jul 03, 2014

Why You Are Still Alive: The Immune System Explained In A Cartoon

Despite its ominous title, the immune system primer "Why You Are Still Alive" takes a friendly tone in describing how an army of cells mobilizes when a rusty nail cuts the skin.

"Isn't this complexity just awesome?" the narrator marvels. Kurzgesagt's animated basics won't make you an expert, but perhaps some of you will know a little more than you did before after watching.

While you're at it, why not make a mini film festival out of immune system cartoons? Get out the popcorn and watch those antibodies go to work.

h/t Laughing Squid

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