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The wacky history of cell theory - Lauren Royal-Woods


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Scientific discovery isn't as simple as one good experiment. The weird and wonderful history of cell theory illuminates the twists and turns that came together to build the foundations of biology.

Why do you think there were so many heated debates around the development of the cell theory?

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  • Producer Aaron Augenblick, Lisa Thomas
  • Director Hal Lee
  • Animator Ioana Nistor
  • Educator Lauren Royal-Woods
  • Narrator Lauren Royal-Woods

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