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The Cell and its Organelles

Use a slingshot and fire away at mitochondria, cell nuclei and organelles that are stuck in the ceiling!

Play the Incredible Megacell Game

About the game

An ultracentrifuge is used for separating the organelles in the cell according to their size, shape and density.
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The Nobel Prize

The 1974 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine developed methods that made it possible to see and identify organelles, the specialised compartments inside all our cells.
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MLA style: "The Cell and its Organelles". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Prize Outreach AB 2021. Web. 12 Apr 2021. <http://educationalgames.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/cell/>

About the educational games

The educational games are based on Nobel Prize awarded discoveries and were produced between 2001 and 2012. The games have not been updated since production (including potential scientific facts changes) and are provided here on an 'as is' basis by popular demand.

Some of the games run using Ruffle without the need of any plugin, but most of the games still require Adobe Flash Player. Flash is an old technology that has reached end of life. These games will no longer work without a dedicated setup. If you are depending on these games in your profession, please advice your local IT support. We do not have the resources to provide support.

We are working on supporting other games using Ruffle as well. We also hope to publish a new version of the Blood typing game, our most popular game, in mid-2021.