Category: Cells

Apoptosis as you have never seen it before

Apoptosis as you have never seen it before

Apoptosis is a mechanism in which death of an unhealthy cell is initiated and orchestrated through a tightly controlled molecular cascade. The steps of this cascade are visualised in this video. Drew Berry, who created the stunning animation, says: “The…

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Expedition into Cellular Landscapes

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Have you ever wondered how things might look like inside your body, inside every tiny cell? Check out these stunning photo-realistic and interactive rendered “Cellular Landscapes” by Cell Signaling Technology. The image above shows the cellular landscape around a mitochondrion,…

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The Vacuole Song

The Vacuole Song

Our new science music video is online! This video is a collaboration between plant cell biologists at Oxford Brookes University, the University of Warwick and the musician Cyrus Mower. We love plant organelles and we want to share our passion…

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Sushi Cell

Check out this amazing Sushi Cell by “Scientist In Training”! The kidney beans are mitochondria, the Golgi bodies are made from spam and rice resembles the cytoplasm. I am hungry now!

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Cell Wars

Cell Wars

Did you know that the 21st of May is Talk Like Yoday Day? If unsure how to speak like yoda you are, this neat website try. Paste your text in the box and, translate it for you, will it! Yeesssssss.…

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Parts of a Plant Cell

Parts of a Plant Cell

YouTube user mrspereiraclass uploaded this very nice animation which explains the parts of a plant cell and the functions of specialised cells in different parts of the whole plant.

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