There’s science in music, oh yeah!
GFP (A Professor Karmadillo song)
A Green Light for Biology — Making the Invisible Visible
This discovery by Nobel prize winner Dr. Osama Shimomura known as Green Fluorescent has revolutionized molecular biology. Movement of living molecules generally can be seen but the advent of GFP made the invisible visible. The protein, found in jellyfish helps…
White Blood Cell chasing Bacteria with Benny Hill theme and OM NOM NOM
I didn’t want to change the video title because it was perfect.
Faces of Plant Cell Biology: Dr John Runions
John Runions is a little bit like Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – only that his two identities both have a Dr title. Most of his time he spends working, teaching and playing with the microscopes at Oxford Brookes University.…
We have more in common than meets the eye – human and plant cells
It’s Friday and therefore I present you with two beautiful animations about the inner workings of a cell. Bring a packed lunch, your camera and a big bag of excitement and hop on the tour bus guiding you through an…
Cell Respiration (woo hoo)
I gotta feeling that this song’s gonna be a useful song… written by Mr Hsu to the music of the BlackEyed Peas.
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…
The Photosynthesis Song
This song is by Peter Weatherwall and currently has 1,118,097 views. Amazing!
What are the parts of a cell? Even a friendly alien could understand this!
The Khan Academy is on a mission to provide free online educational resources for everyone, no matter if you are a student, teacher or “a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology”. With over 2700…
Charlie Chaplin and the Mysterious Microscope
In this video by Andrew Harrison, Charlie Chaplin and an unnamed plant biologist show us how they turn frozen peas into samples for microscopy. This is the more detailed video description from Chlorofilms, where the video won an honourable mention…