Luis Alvarez Aims to Heal Wounds with Tissue-Regenerating “Paint”
Luis Alvarez Aims to Heal Wounds with Tissue-Regenerating “Paint”
The bioactive coating tethers restorative proteins to implanted tissues and fosters new growth, animal studies suggest.
Luis Alvarez Aims to Heal Wounds with Tissue-Regenerating “Paint”
Luis Alvarez Aims to Heal Wounds with Tissue-Regenerating “Paint”

The bioactive coating tethers restorative proteins to implanted tissues and fosters new growth, animal studies suggest.

The bioactive coating tethers restorative proteins to implanted tissues and fosters new growth, animal studies suggest.

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.
Sounding Out Cell Stickiness
Sounding Out Cell Stickiness
Ruth Williams | Nov 30, 2018
Acoustic forces can be used to differentiate adherent from non-adherent cells.
Infographic: Shaken Loose
Infographic: Shaken Loose
Ruth Williams | Nov 30, 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 | Oct 31, 2016
Researchers describe the first known bacterial adhesion molecule that binds to frozen water. 
Resisting Cancer
Resisting Cancer
George Klein | Mar 31, 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.
Go Forth, Cells
Go Forth, Cells
Dan Cossins | Jan 31, 2013
Watch the cell transplant experiments in zebrafish that suggest certain embryonic cells rely on intrinsic directional cues for collective migration.
Fellow Travelers
Fellow Travelers
Dan Cossins | Jan 31, 2013
Collective cell migration relies on a directional signal that comes from the moving cluster, rather than from external cues.