Tag: cells

What Genes Make Us Human?

Thanks to the growing field of genomics, we can now learn what genes make us truly human. The duplication of DUF1220, which is expressed in brain cells, may give humans our uniquely large brains.

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Symbiotic Cells

Endosymbiosis was one of the most important events in evolution. Candies and a baggies are used to model simple cells, which are then combined to model the endosymbiotic evolution of mitochondria.

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