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Biology

Building It Up and Breaking It Down: Photosynthesis vs. Cellular Respiration

Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are two biochemical processes that are essential to most life on Earth. Both of these processes involve multiple complex steps and many of the same molecules—oxygen (O2), carbon dioxide (CO2), water (H2O), ...
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Biology

5 Questions to Help You Distinguish Between Monocot and Dicot Plants

When you think about plants, what is the first thing that pops into your head? Is it flowers? That wouldn’t be too surprising, considering that the ...
Technology in Anatomy Education, Biology

Behind the Scenes of Visible Biology: Bringing the Blood Cell Lab into 3D and AR

Recently, Visible Body partnered with Google’s search team to create over 15 new 3D and AR models illustrating important biology concepts and ...
Technology in Anatomy Education, Biology

A Guide to Teaching with the Biology Learn Site and Courseware

Biology instructors, we have new 3D models for you and your students! Teach about plant structure, cells, DNA, and blood in 3D and augmented reality. ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Biology

Energy & Metabolism Part 2: Cellular Respiration

In Part 1 of our Energy & Metabolism overview, we talked about the different types of nutrients your body needs and how it breaks them down into ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Biology

Mitosis and Meiosis: What's the Difference?

Did you know that right now, inside your body, some of your cells are making copies of themselves? Don’t worry—that’s normal. Your cells need to make ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Biology

DNA and RNA Basics: Replication, Transcription, and Translation

DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is one of the most important molecules in your body, and though around 99.9% of your DNA is the same as that of every ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Biology

Tiny Transportation: Active vs. Passive Transport in Cells

Today, we’re going to take a close look at the human body. I mean a really close look. That’s right—we’re talking about cells! More specifically, ...