Humans are complex organisms made up of trillions of cells, each with their own structure and function. Scientists have come a long way in estimating the number of cells in the average human body. Most recent estimates put the number of cells at around 30 trillion. Written out that’s 30,000,000,000,000. These cells all work in harmony to carry out all the basic functions necessary for humans to survive.
What is a cell?
Cells are the basic building blocks of all living things. They provide structure for the body, take in nutrients from food, convert those nutrients into food, and carry out specialised functions. Cells also contain the body’s hereditary material and can make copies of themselves. Read More