Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Cells Are Beautiful

Yesterday's Gairdner award lecturer Kim Nasmyth gave a great talk, during which he showed this classic video of chromsomal segregation during cell division. I found it on youtube, so I don't know who filmed it, but according to youtube it's a blood lily cell. Awesome!


Also, another random youtube video of mitosis, showing multiple cells dividing in synchrony. I really wish I knew what type of tissue this is:


2 comments:

Jack said...

Looks like that bottom video is a Drosophila embryo (syncitial blastoderm)

Bayman said...

Cool. Thanks Jack. Figured it might be something fly-related...