There are more than 37 trillion different cell types that make up our body, so each month I want to help you learn about another one of those cells. Can you guess which we are learning about today?
The average human is made up of 37.2 trillion cells! TRILLION! That's 37,200,000,000,000 cells! And they are not all the same - far from it, and we are still uncovering all sorts of new types of cells too. I don't know about you but I find this incredibly exciting and fascinating - probably why I [...]
Shown good the bad and the ugly of embryonic stem cells Explaimed that they need feeding every day to keep them happy but when they are unhappy their default is to turn into neurons or a type of brain cell Ive noticed recently that the odd colony of stem cells amongst my tower of cell [...]
Up until now all the embryonic stem cell colonies I have shown you as part of my 'Cellfie' series have been beautiful, nice looking colonies with happy and pluripotent stem cells. That is about to change! So you've seen the good, now for the bad and the ugly! . As part of my research I [...]