School of Life Sciences | Ask A Biologist

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Doctor Know

Play doctor in the 21st century! Use innovative tests and treatments to heal your patients and learn how biomedical innovations are transforming medicine.

Sooty Selection

Discuss ideas of natural selection, play a selection-based game, and take a trip through time to see how scientists of the past figured out just how a trait is passed from a parent to its offspring.

What's a Biologist

Biologists study everything from tiny organisms to whole ecosystems. Let's take a closer look at what biologists do and how you can become a biologist.

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How Many Types of Cells Are in the Human Body?
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Mixed cell types

How Many Types of Cells Are in the Human Body?
Answer >>

See More Top Questions

Share to Google Classroom

Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.