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Cellular Biology

More commonly known as cell biology, cytology is the study of cells - the building blocks of life. Cells make up all living things, and it is only by understanding how they work that we can truly understand life processes. Cell biologists study the components that make up cells, as well as how cells grow, replicate, signal to each other, deal with invaders like viruses or other cellular organisms such as bacteria, and eventually die.

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Do cheaters prosper?
Tuesday 8th of September 2015
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Can we regenerate our hearts?
Monday 27th of July 2015
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Autoimmune diseases - the friendly fire of our immune system
Saturday 9th of August 2014
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The Secrets of Ageing
Monday 24th of March 2014
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Nociception: Things We Don't Know about Pain
Tuesday 11th of March 2014
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Entamoeba histolytica – how and why does it cause disease?
Monday 9th of December 2013
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