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How does a cell move?
Actin microfilaments in the movements of neutrophils.
How does soap kill the Corona Virus particle?
A simple soap bar can instantly crumble the entire framework of the Corona Virus particle, rendering it inactive. But how does it do this?
What would spill out if you burst a cell open?
Imagine you pulled out a single cell from your body and burst it open. What do you think would spill out of it?
The adventurous journey of a cancer cell
The long tiring journey of a cancer cell from its site of origin to a distant metastatic organ.
Physicists watch 3 individual atoms collide
For the first time, physicists isolated individual atoms and dropped them together and watch them collide. What did they see?
Our bodies have an inbuilt cellular thermometer which might be regulating a plethora of activities
Have you ever wondered why 37°C or 98.6°F is considered normal body temperature? Why do we feel differently when our body temperature changes?
How much atmospheric methane does human activity contribute?
Scientists just discovered that there has been about 25 to 40% under-estimation of human contribution to methane in our atmosphere.
New evidence suggests earth might have formed faster than scientists previously thought
By measuring iron isotopes, researchers show that our planet originally formed much faster and provide new insights on planetary formation.
When your cells go viral
and Devadas Vivek
How viruses can take over your cells and dictate them to do their bidding!
These Panamanian snakes are under threat after mass extinction of their food, the amphibians
In 2004, a fungal disease wiped out local amphibian population in Panama, thereby cutting off the food source of these snakes.
A weird shaped rock provides insights into how our planets formed
In 2019, the New Horizons Space Probe discovered this rock, called Arrokoth, in the outer solar system beyond Neptune.
The story of the cell
From a primitive packet of molecules to complex multicellular plants and animals, the story of the cell spans billions of years.
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