23. Colony Formation in Pediastrum boryanum

23. Colony Formation in Pediastrum boryanum

The preservation of the developmental Biology Film Series was made possible by generous contributions from Publisher of “The Biggest Picture” Producer of the documentary, “Symbiotic Earth” Pediastrum boryanum is a disc-shaped green freshwater alga about 100 microns in diameter. It is a colonial plant made up of a number of cells adhering edge to edge. […]

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How Do Colonies Help Microorganisms Survive?

How Do Colonies Help Microorganisms Survive?

Life in the microcosmos is tough for its unicellular residents. Prokaryotes and protists have to compete for food and space while also trying to avoid organisms that are more than happy to see all of their complex, energy-filled biological bits as an afternoon snack, and managing those tasks can be even more daunting when you […]

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CarbLoaded: A Culture Dying to Eat (International Subtitles)

Carb-Loaded: A Culture Dying to Eat This is Lathe I’ve know him and his wife for almost 20 years. In fact, about ten years ago we started our own company together. In 2009, Lathe was 36 years old and weighed 165lbs. He pretty much ate the standard American diet, exercised regularly, and was precisely the […]

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