Cells stained with blue fluorecent dye. The blue area is the nucleus. Image Credit: TenOfAllTrades The nucleus, one of the most important parts of the eukaryote cell. In fact, it was one of the very first organelles to be discovered since it is one of the biggest and has our hereditary material in it: the … Continue reading Anatomy of The Cell: Nucleus
A detailed drawing of the cell membrane. Image credit: Mariana Ruiz. As previously discussed, a cell needs some sort of a membrane to keep all its important stuff inside and to function properly. That role is filled by the plasma membrane, also known as the cell membrane. But what is the cell membrane made of? … Continue reading Anatomy of The Cell: Cell Membrane
Sketch of cells growing on the root tip of an onion. Credit: Wilson, Edmond B. Happy new year everyone! Previously we discussed how cells were discovered and that they are the building blocks of an organism. Today, we are going to dig deeper and find out what cells are made of and what they do. … Continue reading Anatomy of The Cell
The history of how we came to discover cells.
What is science and why is it important? How does it work? We try to answer these questions in this post.