Cells Turn Inside-Out

Modelling algae cells turning inside out, might help us understand how we're made!...
15 May 2015
Presented by Heather Douglas

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Plants and animals are incredible constructions, built from the fundamental building blocks of cells. But how are we made? By modelling how algae cells literally turn themselves inside out, researchers are hoping to understand how our own bodies are formed. Heather Douglas spoke to Professor Raymond Goldstein, Schlumberger Professor of Complex Physical Systems at the University of Cambridge, to find out how.

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