Proteins called clathrins guide the formation of a bubble-like vesicle inside a cell.
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Photo: Harvard University and XVIVO Scientific Animation
Proteins called clathrins guide the formation of a bubble-like vesicle inside a cell.

Your Inner Mosh Pit

I am an unreconstructed fan of biology visualizers, the da Vincis of the twenty-first century. So I was particularly pleased to learn of a gorgeous new video that conveys the squiggly complexity inside a cell. That video–and the aesthetic decisions behind it–are the topic my newest column for The New York Times. Check it out.