Cell division is just one of several stages that a cell goes through during its lifetime. The cell cycle is a repeating series of events that include growth, DNA synthesis, and cell division. The cell cycle in prokaryotes is quite simple: the cell grows, its DNA replicates, and the cell divides. This section is an overview of the eukaryotic cell cycle.
Covers 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic as a vehicle to look at viruses and disease , as well as the use of modern biological tools to improve human health.