We often think of ‘growth’ as someone getting taller…or later in life, wider. But ‘growth’ is also the word used to describe the cell divisions, by which we go from a single cell to 100 trillion cells. Cell division is an intricate chemical dance that’s part individual, part community driven, and it is by no means a simple process.
First, watch the TED-Ed Lesson How do cancer cells behave differently from healthy ones? - George Zaidan.
Then, check out our making of, for insights on how TED-Ed animators created the stop-motion animation for this video.