Sounding Out Cell Stickiness
Sounding Out Cell Stickiness
Acoustic forces can be used to differentiate adherent from non-adherent cells.
Sounding Out Cell Stickiness
Sounding Out Cell Stickiness

Acoustic forces can be used to differentiate adherent from non-adherent cells.

Acoustic forces can be used to differentiate adherent from non-adherent cells.

cell adhesion
Image of the Day: Actin Assembly
Image of the Day: Actin Assembly
Emily Makowski | Sep 17, 2019
Microtubules need actin to disassemble focal adhesions, allowing for cell movement.
Infographic: Shaken Loose
Infographic: Shaken Loose
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2018
How acoustic waves let researchers measure whether, and how firmly, cells are bound to a substrate
Image of the Day: Keep in Touch
Image of the Day: Keep in Touch
Kerry Grens | Oct 24, 2018
A protein called talin helps maintain cells’ adhesion properties.
Image of the Day: Zip It
Image of the Day: Zip It
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 7, 2018
The cytoskeleton of endothelial cells and adhesion proteins work together to help build new blood vessels.  
Antarctic Bacteria Latch Onto Ice with Molecular Fishing Rod
Antarctic Bacteria Latch Onto Ice with Molecular Fishing Rod
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 1, 2016
Researchers describe the first known bacterial adhesion molecule that binds to frozen water. 
Resisting Cancer
Resisting Cancer
George Klein | Apr 1, 2015
If one out of three people develops cancer, that means two others don’t. Understanding why could lead to insights relevant to prevention and treatment.
Fellow Travelers
Fellow Travelers
Dan Cossins | Feb 1, 2013
Collective cell migration relies on a directional signal that comes from the moving cluster, rather than from external cues.
Go Forth, Cells
Go Forth, Cells
Dan Cossins | Feb 1, 2013
Watch the cell transplant experiments in zebrafish that suggest certain embryonic cells rely on intrinsic directional cues for collective migration.
Grading on the Curve
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 1, 2012
Actin filaments respond to pressure by forming branches at their curviest spots, helping resist the push.