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Nature & Environment
Why is a cell's rough endoplasmic reticulum similar to a city's industrial park?
Why is a cell's membrane similar to a city wall?
From the nucleus to the cell membrane - we explore the similarities between a cell's structure and a city.
Science, Maths & Technology
Once used for decoration in the ancient world, discover why gold particles are now considered treasure in the world of medicine...
Striped ponies and tuxedo cats might look gorgeous - but the mutation is a mild form of a much more serious cellular defect...
Health, Sports & Psychology
Did you know that humans have more chromosomes per cell than a pig, but less than a chicken? Explore the fascinating world of chromosomes and why they are so important
What does your brain have in common with handheld computer games? Discover ‘lyotropic’ liquid crystals (rather than the ‘thermotropic’ sort) - the ones found most commonly in nature.
Why are a cell's lysosomes similar to a city's recycling plant?
Why are a cell's mitochondria similar to a city's powerstation?
Why is a cell's nucleus similar to a city's library or city hall?
Why are a cell's ribosomes similar to a city's factories?
The structure of a cell resembles the structure of a city - find out how with our interactive exploration.
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