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Every day, as you cook, clean, and eat, you are breaking proteins. Not sure how you're doing it? Join us to learn a few ways you can break proteins at home or in the classroom.

Learn what makes leafcutter ants unique and understand how the different castes of ant work together to provide for the colony.

Explore the Cell Viewer Game

Cells are the basic building blocks of life, but what all do cells hold? You can now look inside of cells to learn more about their parts in our Cell Viewer.

To learn more about cells and cell parts, visit Building Blocks of Life for more of the story.

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Elizabeth Pringle grew up in a family of biologists, but didn't think she would end up as a biologist until she fell in love with research.