Science Snapshot: More Fun Than a Barrel of Monkey Cells

This year’s 2nd place winner of the Nikon Small World in Motion competition went to Christophe Leterrier of Aix Marseille Université for a time-lapse of cultured monkey cells. Leterrier’s confocal microscope magnified the cells 60X, and the researcher distilled 12 hours of footage into a 12-second video that shows how dynamic cells (plasma membrane in orange) and DNA (blue) can be.

Source: the-scientist.com

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