Cell biology
Cell biology (formerly cytology, from the Greek kytos, "contain") is a branch of biology that studies cells – their physiological properties, their structure, the organelles they contain, interactions...
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A One-Day Starvation Secret Got the Nobel Prize
You probably know that most tissues in your body regularly replace their cells with new ones. Different organs need their own time to renew completely. And some tissues don't replace their cells at al...
Seeker - Stunning Sensory Neuron Development in Zebrafish | Facebook
This amazing footage shows the development of sensory neurons in zebrafish. (via The Science Explorer)
Amazing Footage of The Nucleus Spinning During Mitosis
Amazing Footage of The Nucleus Spinning During Mitosis
How Close Are We To Downloading The Human Brain?
Downloading your brain may seem like science fiction, but some neuroscientists think we’ve already started down a path to make it a reality. Follow How Close Are We? for more stories like this!
Fasting Boosts Stem Cells’ Regenerative Capacity | Technology Networks
Age-related loss of intestinal stem cell function can be reversed by a 24-hour fast.
Neurons Forming Connections In Vitro
Neurons forming connections in vitro. via mymedicalwall
Here’s How Stanford Scientists Measured the Speed of Death
For the first time ever, scientists at Stanford University have been able to observe the speed at which death spreads across a cell once the self-destruct 'trigger wave' has been initiated. Their conc...
MIT created this self-assembling chair and cell phone
MIT created this self-assembling chair and cell phone.
Advanced Microscopy Shows A Cell Move in 3D
Watch a cell move inside a body in stunning 3D detail. (via Seeker)
The first synthetic embryo has been born
The first synthetic embryo has been born without a sperm or egg.
Biology: Cell Structure
This animation shows you the function of plant and animal cells for middle school and high school biology, including organelles like the nucleus, nucleolus, DNA (chromosomes), ribosomes, mitochondria,...
The Workhorse of the Cell: Kinesin
Masterpieces of microengineering, kinesins are motorized transport machines that move cellular materials to their correct locations in the cell so they can perform their functions. Kinesins have two f...
Drew Berry: Animations of unseeable biology
http://www.ted.com We have no ways to directly observe molecules and what they do -- Drew Berry wants to change that. At TEDxSydney he shows his scientifically accurate (and entertaining!) animations ...
A Day in the Life of a Motor Protein
The primary aim of the Hoogenraad research lab at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, is to understand how intracellular protein transport underlies the development and function of nerve cells...
Human Blood Cells Successfully Converted into Neurons
Human Blood Cells Successfully Converted into Neurons.
Cellular processes
The cell (from Latin cella, meaning "small room") is the basic structural, functional, and biological unit of all known living organisms. Cells are the smallest unit of life that can replicate indepen...
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Cell cycle
The cell cycle, or cell-division cycle, is the series of events that take place in a cell leading to its division and duplication (replication) that produces two daughter cells. In cells without a nuc...
Biological membrane
A biological membrane or biomembrane is an enclosing or separating membrane that acts as a selectively permeable barrier within living things. Biological membranes, in the form of cell membranes, ofte...
Membrane biology
Membrane biology is the study of the biological and physiochemical characteristics of membranes. Membrane bioelectrical impulses are described by the Hodgkin cycle.
Membrane biology - Wikipedia
Secretion
Secretion is the process of elaborating, releasing, and oozing chemicals, or a secreted chemical substance from a cell or gland. In contrast to excretion, the substance may have a certain function, ra...
Cell signaling
Cell signalling is part of a complex system of communication that governs basic cellular activities and coordinates cell actions. The ability of cells to perceive and correctly respond to their microe...
Cell signaling - Wikipedia
Motility
In biology, motility is the ability to move spontaneously and actively, consuming energy in the process. Most animals are motile but the term applies to unicellular and simple multicellular organisms,...
Cell-cell interaction
Cell–cell interaction refers to the direct interactions between cell surfaces that play a crucial role in the development and function of multicellular organisms.These interactions allow cells to comm...
Cell-cell interaction - Wikipedia
Cell culture
Cell culture is the process by which cells are grown under controlled conditions, generally outside of their natural environment. In practice, the term "cell culture" now refers to the culturing of ce...
Cell culture - Wikipedia
Cytopathology
Cytopathology (from Greek κύτος, kytos, "a hollow"; πάθος, pathos, "fate, harm"; and -λογία, -logia) is a branch of pathology that studies and diagnoses diseases on the cellular level. The discipline ...
Cytopathology - Wikipedia
Glycobiology
Defined in the narrowest sense, glycobiology is the study of the structure, biosynthesis, and biology of saccharides (sugar chains or glycans) that are widely distributed in nature. Sugars or sacchari...
Tissue engineering
Tissue engineering is the use of a combination of cells, engineering and materials methods, and suitable biochemical and physicochemical factors to improve or replace biological functions. While it wa...
Tissue engineering - Wikipedia