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Blood related diseases

Did you know that around 7% of your body mass is blood? Blood plays a role in a wide variety of metabolic, homeostatic and immune processes. In fact, it is through blood that nutrients, hormones and waste are transported. In today’s video we will be...

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The Hallmarks of Cancer

What is cancer? Cancer is when abnormal cells divide in an uncontrolled way. Sounds simple, right? Well, not really. Abnormalities are generally due to gene changes which impact the cell cycle. There are over 100 different types of cancer, so finding a...

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MALARIA DAY 2019

Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by Plasmodium parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. While the species Plasmodium falciparum causes 99,7% of the cases in the African...

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How cell death keeps us alive!

Why do cells die? Cells in a general context, can die due to several factors. It could be due to external factors such as mechanical injury or exposure to toxins. Cells can also be attacked by the immune system if they are infected or faulty....

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Diving into the immune system!

The 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine went to James Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their research on cancer immunotherapy – to understand why their research was so revolutionary, we first need to go over some basics of the immune system and observe...

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Stem Cells: How to learn more about them

What are stem cells? There are 220 different cell types in the human body. Stem cells are unspecialized cells capable of renewing themselves through cell division. They can specialize into several types of cells once they have received a signal to do so....

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Amoeba enjoying bacteria: Bon Appétit!

  In this video you can observe Dictyostelium discoideum amoeba cells hunting for Escherichia coli bacteria. Cells are imaged in 3D with the 3D Cell Explorer microscope. In detail you can observe the exact process through which an amoeba cell "eats" a...

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School for School: every subscription has a purpose

If you believe that the power of education should give equal opportunities to every child in this world, you may be interested in our social responsibility program. Any school is invited to participate.  School for School We believe that every child should...

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Watch our webinar: Teaching with cells in 3D!

Nanolive is launching cell.academy's Learning Space. The Learning Space is a library of cell data, produced by Nanolive’s 3D Cell Explorer. Students can now explore real cells as they are: alive, in 3D and in motion, and have the possibility to interact with...

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#learning through #practical #science

There are only so many ways a biology teacher can demonstrate onion cells in their classes, so how do we better engage students with biology?  cell.academy has developed a creative way to teach biology to your students and we will be presenting this concept live...

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Live Cells in 3D @ the Frankfurt International School

The International School of Frankfurt is one of the first schools in the world to incorporate the 3D Cell Explorer in their biology lessons. It is not a surprise that the students are much more engaged in their 3D biology lessons now then ever. Teachers have many...

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cell.academy free workshop @ NSTA 2018

Nanolive will be attending NSTA 2018 in Atlanta from March 15th to 17th (booth #1814) and holding a workshop on March 16th at 4pm in room B408 (abstract below). If you wish to attend our FREE workshop RSVP here. Exciting news will be announced during the...

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