Death Most Beautiful
by Thomas Deerinck and Mark Ellisman, NCMIR, UCSD
Programmed cell death ensures that our bodies contain just the right number of cells. This tightly regulated process removes damaged cells, shapes our organs and digits, and refines our immune systems. Here, multiphoton fluorescence imaging reveals an apoptotic HeLa cell (middle) amongst non-dying neighbors.

Death Most Beautiful

by Thomas Deerinck and Mark Ellisman, NCMIR, UCSD

Programmed cell death ensures that our bodies contain just the right number of cells. This tightly regulated process removes damaged cells, shapes our organs and digits, and refines our immune systems. Here, multiphoton fluorescence imaging reveals an apoptotic HeLa cell (middle) amongst non-dying neighbors.

(Source: cell.com)