More incredible animations of microscopic worlds

December 26, 2010 | By | Reply More

In recent weeks, I’ve spent some time trying to learn more about the inner workings of cells. It turns out that there are some fantastic animations that have been created on this topic. For instance:

Harvard University selected XVIVO to develop an animation that would take their cellular biology students on a journey through the microscopic world of a cell, illustrating mechanisms that allow a white blood cell to sense its surroundings and respond to an external stimulus. This award winning piece was the first topic in a series of animations XVIVO is creating for Harvards educational website BioVisions at Harvard.

How were these animations made? The New York Times provides the explanation. And here is the accompanying video.

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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