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Despite Outward Appearances, Algal Species are Similar Inside (6 of 6)

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Caption: Volvox inversion turns embryos inside out (time lapse video; speed 600x). This video relates to an article that appeared in the July 9, 2010, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The study, by Dr. S.E. Prochnik of the DOE Joint Genome Institute in Walnut Creek, Calif., and colleagues, is titled, "Genomic Analysis of Organismal Complexity in the Multicellular Green Alga Volvox carteri."

Credit: Video courtesy of Ichiro Nishii, Nara Women's University, Japan

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