This is the sharpest animation we’ve ever seen of a cell (and yes, it does look like a galaxy)

The living organism is as mysterious as it is extraordinary. If we gave ourselves the task of looking through a microscope at the details of our existence, from the petal of a flower Even the most remote places of the human body we would realize that each part (however millimeter) is a universe infinite. maybe the most wonderful example of this we can see in this initiative that has been dedicated to animating a cell.

Images in which we can see galaxies of microcondia floating among dark liquids, like meteors. Atoms, similar to stars, which in turn form molecules.

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Be careful, when we talk about seeing, we mean it literally. The accelerated progress of microscopes, lenses and multiple scientific investigations has allowed us, the women and men of the 21st century, to explore that night sky that lives within us. Know the colors, shapes and life that is in each cell.

The art of contemplating the small loopholes of our body is known as bio-visualization.

landscapes and cells

Among all the scientific initiatives that day by day are dedicated to studying the importance, function and appreciation of the most remote and small places in our body, it is worth highlighting the work he does in his laboratory, gael mcgill a prominent researcher graduated from harvard which for some time has been dedicated to the creation of software focused on cell and molecular visualization.

The result of their work is a group of amazing animations (perhaps the sharpest we’ve ever seen) that show with profound clarity the multicolored components that live within our cellular systems.

This is the sharpest image we've ever seen of a cell
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To achieve this finding, McGill, and another group of researchers, created a technology known as Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. It is a kind of artifact that through resonance, 3D technology and a very specific type of microscope, is capable of showing us the pure beauty within the molecular universe.

Regarding his ambitious project, the biologist commented:

“Inspired by the impressive art of David Goodsell, this 3D rendering of a eukaryotic cell has been modeled using X-ray, NMR, and cryoelectron micrograph data sets… Although diluted in concentration from an actual cell, this rendering is also an attempt to visualize the vast complexity and of the molecular choreography of a cell.”

And to all this, what should we know about cells?

A cell is the minimum unit morphological (due to its shape) and functional (due to its functions) of any living being. It is also a kind of footprint, which allows us to distinguish each other in the immense animal kingdom.

Likewise, cells are a conjunction of “water”, inside and out, cytoplasm, DNA (Hereditary Genetic Material) molecules, ions and proteins. It is estimated that only in the human body there are approximately 80 million. Each one has a variable size; ranging from one thousandth of a millimeter to one meter.

Perhaps the most astonishing thing about them is that despite their immense number and variety in organisms, They have a differentiated function that is essential for life.

This is the sharpest image we've ever seen of a cell.
Images: Digizyme

To give you an idea, you just have to think that at this moment while hundreds of thousands of red blood cells carry oxygen, other cells eliminate bacteria that could make us sick and others transform the images we see into memories that will be stored until they become a memory. engraved on the head

Right now without us realizing it, our body generates all kinds of symbiotic relationships. Wars are fought and alliances are established. That is what in other times the philosophers called, the spark of life.

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This is the sharpest animation we’ve ever seen of a cell (and yes, it does look like a galaxy)

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