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Cells are the essence of life itself. To learn more about them, click on one of the choices below.

Cell Explorer Cell Explorer:
Learn about the inner workings of a cell through this interactive exhibit. You will need the free Flash Plugin .

Muscle Poster Muscle Poster: Find out how proteins make muscles work in this original Exploratorium poster, illustrated by David Goodsell.You will need the free Adobe Acrobat . Warning: large files size (3.9 MB). Buy the poster at the Exploratorium Store .


Meet David Goodsell , a molecular biologist and artist who finds beauty in the molecules of cells.
A Cell's Fate: Specialized cells have a common origin. What sets them on separate paths?

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