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Harvard University and XVIVO have released this video of the inner workings of a cell. This is the most detailed and accurate depiction of proteins inside a cell that’s ever been made. Amazing stuff. Love seeing the jittery movements. These are slowed down so we can see what’s going on. 

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The Most Beautiful Viruses Your Computer Will Ever Catch

I don’t know about you, but I actually can’t handle how gorgeous these images are. Do you see that ATP synthase illustration?

Imaged above (left to right: DNA, kinesin, AIDS virus, and ATP synthase) are from XVIVO, the “award-winning animation studio [that] creates compelling visual productions for pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech companies; advertising agencies; educational organizations; museums and broadcast companies.” These images are actually wallpapers (say what), and although I chose to highlight only four of their wallpapers, they have a lot more that are worth having a look at.

Aside from creating majestic wallpapers, XVIVO’s work also includes animations, interactive modules, and illustrations. To get you started, witness the creation of ATP in the Powering the Cell: Mitochondria animation, explore the effects of different foods in Esther the Digester, and have a closer look at RNAi interference.

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"The Inner Life Of The Cell"

(animated by XVIVO for Harvard University)

I LOVE CELL BIOLOGY

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Packed Like Protein Sardines

A couple weeks ago I gave you a quick and dirty lesson in how cells are not the neatly ordered bags of water that textbooks make them out to be. Now Harvard’s BioVisions and XVIVO animation bring us this amazing look at the crowded protein pandemonium inside every bit of you.

It’s kind of overwhelming, with all that Brownian twitching and enzymatic oscillation, eh? So overwhelming, in fact, that the only structures I could recognize by sight were the myosin V walking down an actin filament kinesin on a microtubule walking like a drunk with a shaky step, and some clathrin cages vibrating themselves in and out of vesicle formation. Recognize anything else?

Even if you have zero idea what’s going on, this is a beautiful look at a world beyond sight, informed by decades of study in protein structures and biophysics, and translated into a beautiful combination of sights and sounds. Enjoy this scientific journey!

Also check out XVIVO’s brilliant look at mitochondria, our cellular powerhouses, and their classic “Inner Life of a Cell.”

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David Bolinsky : Visualizing the Wonders of a Living Cell

David Bolinsky is co-founder of XVIVO, a scientific animation studio.

Marvel at animations and possibly learn biology in the cross thread

Hello, friends, and welcome to this week’s cross thread. Today, I present to you the video shown in every college biology class since it was made in 2006 by XVIVO for Harvard professors to show in their undergraduate classes: The Inner Life of the Cell. A longer, narrated version is presented here, but if you would like to hear the music that has been stuck in my head all week, here you go:

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Reuters: Healthcare: BRIEF-Xvivo Perfusion first XPS to southern Europe and continued distribution in the US

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BRIEF-Xvivo Perfusion first XPS to southern Europe and continued distribution in the US
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Mar 27th 2015, 07:37

* The second XPS in Europe has been bought by a clinic in Italy and another XPS contract has been signed in the US



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Some days ago we had the chance to spend some time at record release show of some very nice guys from Berlin. If Progressive/Metal-Deathcore is your think then you thing then you know of whom we are talking about. That’s right “Suck My Chainsaw” really hit the spot and we totally enjoyed out time (as you can obviously see ). If you can spare some time you should really check them out on https://www.facebook.com/smc.band or here http://youtu.be/xpHGOIK-kKE

 

That is an official X-Vivo recommendation \m/

Marvel at animations and possibly learn biology in the cross thread

Hello, friends, and welcome to this week’s cross thread. Today, I present to you the video shown in every college biology class since it was made in 2006 by XVIVO for Harvard professors to show in their undergraduate classes: The Inner Life of the Cell. A longer, narrated version is presented here, but if you would like to hear the music that has been stuck in my head all week, here you go:

Read more…

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Reuters: Healthcare: BRIEF-XVIVO granted method patent for STEEN Solution in USA

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BRIEF-XVIVO granted method patent for STEEN Solution in USA
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Mar 20th 2015, 07:37

* The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has approved a third patent in the “Preservation and evaluation solution” family



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Pictures taken from our latest creativ meeting. Right now the progress is already significant because to this date we have finished writing on three songs of twelve in total and four more are nearly complete. All in all it goes forward, but there is still a lot of work to do. However, we are well on the way and are really looking forward to present you this new masterpiece.

Reuters: Healthcare: REFILE-BRIEF-Xvivo Perfusion signs XPS agreements with two clinics in Florida

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REFILE-BRIEF-Xvivo Perfusion signs XPS agreements with two clinics in Florida
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Mar 19th 2015, 07:53

* Says it is estimated that delivery of XPS to these two clinics will take place in march



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2013 and future plans

First of all we want to recapitulate our 2013. To sum it up we really can say that we had a great year with plenty of action on and beside the stage. Our release ‘Out Of The Smell Of Decay‘ brought us a lot of positive feedback, we played an appropriate amount of shows and we met some really interesting people and bands. Furthermore we want to thank every single one that crossed our way last year. The help we received was incredible and sometimes unbelievable. We cannot name you all, ‘cause the list would get too long, but we think the people we speak about know who they are. Thanks to our lovely crew members, to all the filmers, photographers, helping hands at concerts and to all the amazing people at our shows.

So what’s next? Vacation forever, yeah… noooo! Right now we are working on a follow up full length album for our Remix EP from 2013. That’s why we decided to cut back playing live for the moment to get our full concentration on the new material. All we can say is that it will be a full grown concept album with an evolving story from beginning to end. We made a bunch of new demo songs and are now in the process of selecting the best material, so that the story and the music fit perfectly together. After that we will focus on the final lyrics, the vocal parts and the fine details of the songs, so that we can accordingly start the recording process. As you can see, it’s way too early to give any reasonable date for a release, but we intend to release the record in spring 2015. We will keep you informed about that.

BUT: To reduce the long waiting time, we will definitely release a track this year! It will not be a part of the upcoming album, ’cause it doesn’t really fit in this specific concept. All we want to say right now is that you can use your speakers as a hairdryer if your turn up the volume loud enough. Bang, Bang 

Yours X-Vivo