Molecular biology
Molecular biology /məˈlɛkjʊlər/ is the branch of biology that deals with the molecular basis of biological activity. This field overlaps with other areas of biology and chemistry, particularly geneti...
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Mitosis vs. Meiosis: Key Differences, Chart and Venn Diagram | Technology Networks
Mitosis and meiosis are two kinds of cell division that are essential to most forms of life on earth. Here we investigate the key differences and similarities between the two processes.
Immune Cell Migration in the Zebrafish Inner Ear
Immune cells within the perilymphatic space of the inner ear of several zebrafish embryos 80 hpf showing: MIP view of two immune cells (orange), one of which has ingested dextran particles (blue), bef...
Cancer Cells Engineered to Fight Their Own Kind
Scientists Engineer Cancer Cells to Fight their Own Kind.
Amazing Footage of The Nucleus Spinning During Mitosis
Amazing Footage of The Nucleus Spinning During Mitosis
A cure for cancer? Israeli scientists say they think they found one - HEALTH & SCIENCE - Jerusalem Post
“We believe we will offer in a year's time a complete cure for cancer."
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
DNA could store all of the world's data in a single room!
DNA could store all of the world's data in a single room!
History of molecular biology
The history of molecular biology begins in the 1930s with the convergence of various, previously distinct biological and physical disciplines: biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, virology and physic...
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Molecular evolution
Molecular evolution is a change in the sequence composition of cellular molecules such as DNA, RNA, and proteins over long periods of time. Molecular biology attempts to explain the biological change...
Biomolecule
A biomolecule is any molecule that is present in living organisms, including large macromolecules such as proteins, polysaccharides, lipids, and nucleic acids, as well as small molecules such as prima...
Biomolecule - Wikipedia
Protein
Proteins (/ˈproʊˌtiːnz/ or /ˈproʊti.ɨnz/) are large biological molecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues. Proteins perform a vast array of functions wi...
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DNA
Deoxyribonucleic acid (/diˌɒksiˌraɪbɵ.njuːˌkleɪ.ɨk ˈæsɪd/; DNA) is a molecule that encodes the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms and many virus...
RNA
Ribonucleic acid (RNA) is a polymeric molecule. It is implicated in various biological roles in coding, decoding, regulation, and expression of genes. DNA and RNA are nucleic acids, and, along with pr...
RNA - Wikipedia
Cell (biology)
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...
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...
Cellular processes - Wikipedia
Molecular machine
A molecular machine, or nanomachine, is any discrete number of molecular components that produce quasi-mechanical movements (output) in response to specific stimuli (input). The expression is often mo...
Molecular machine - Wikipedia
Molecular genetics
Molecular genetics is the field of biology and genetics that studies the structure and function of genes at a molecular level. Molecular genetics employs the methods of genetics and molecular biology ...
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
Molecular neuroscience
Molecular neuroscience is a branch of neuroscience that observes concepts in molecular biology applied to the nervous systems of animals. The scope of this subject primarily pertains to a reductionist...
Molecular neuroscience - Wikipedia
Transcriptor
A transcriptor is a transistor-like device composed of DNA and RNA rather than a semiconducting material such as silicon. Prior to its invention in 2013, the transcriptor was considered the "final co...