Friday, October 10, 2008

Incredible Footage of a Cell's First 24 Hours.

Ahhhh. Self assembly at its most refined. The magic and beauty of a dividing cell.

"For the first time, it is possible to actually watch the initial 24 hours of the life of an embryo at the cellular level.

With a newly developed microscope that uses a sheet of light to scan a living organism from many different dimensions, scientists were able to track the complex cellular organization of a zebrafish embryo as it grows from a single cell to 20,000 cells."


Saw it on

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