Enjoy a single cell become a complete microorganism in six pulsing mins of timelapse|Aeon Videos

Native to central and also southern Europe, the amphibious towering amphibian breeds in superficial water, where its larvae are birthed, hatch and eat plankton, before sprouting legs and also moving to land. This timelapse video clip from the Dutch director Jan van IJken tracks the advancement of a single-celled zygote right into the hatched larva of an alpine amphibian. Caught in stunning detail at microscopic scales, Becoming is a remarkable consider the process of cell division and also differentiation, whence all pets– from newts to people– come. For more stunning biology from van IJken, view The Art of Flying.