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Mutations in Cancer

This video provides an overview of the types of genes that, when mutated, can lead to the development of cancer.

Planarian Regeneration and Stem Cells

This video discusses the remarkable regenerative capabilities of the planarian, and how biologist Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado uses them to study the biology of stem cells.

Salamander Limb Regeneration

This animation shows how salamanders can replace missing limb tissues with the help of cells similar to stem cells.

Dog Breeding

This video explores how people developed the different breeds of dogs that exist today through selective breeding.

How Tumors Grow

This animation shows how a tumor forms, recruits blood vessels, and enters metastasis.

VEGF

This animation shows how tumors use the protein VEGF to recruit blood vessels.

Meiosis

This animation shows how meiosis, the form of cell division unique to egg and sperm production, can give rise to sperm that carry either an X or a Y chromosome.