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The Cell Cycle, Cellular Growth, and Cancer Resources


Root Word Dictionary

This dictionary has a stellar search function. If you're curious about the roots of science-y words, check it out.


National Institutes of Health Primer on Stem Cells

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about stem cells from one of our favorite sources, the National Institutes of Health.

Asexual Lizards

Scientific American talks how an all-lady lizard species reproduces without any fellas.


University of Utah's Genetic Science Learning Center

More information about stem cells. This site has all sorts of fun facts and video presentations.

Stem Cell Ethics

Lots of NIH resources discussing the ethical quandaries relating to stem cell research.


Cancer information from the National Cancer Institute.

Cells Alive Interactive Cell Cycle

Cells Alive offers interactive models of the cell cycle, mitosis, and meiosis. Please excuse the Comic Sans. It's still a worthwhile resource.

Control of the Cell Cycle Game

It's a game about the cell cycle! Who wouldn't want to waste an afternoon on the Nobel Prize website?


Twilight Biology

Edward and Bella study mitosis in biology class.

Evolution of Homer

Homer evolves from a single celled organism to a couch potato. Not exactly the way cell division and evolution work, but it's The Simpsons, and we couldn't resist.

Meiosis Square Dance

So cheesy but so good.

Synchronized Swim Team Does Mitosis

Yes, this is what scientists do in their spare time. We would like to know where we can get in on this whole synchronized science thing.


Yeast Does DNA Tricks to Live in Us

A podcast about how tough Candida albicans has to be to live in the human gut.

No Sex Please, We're Cloners

A podcast about how animals that reproduce by cloning develop genetic diversity.

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