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Image of the Day: Hunter Platelets
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Dec 19, 2017
Researchers explore how blood platelets sweep bacteria into aggregate bundles at sites of infection to help phagocytic cells dispose of them.
Cells Follow Stiffness Gradients by Playing Tug-of-War
Ben Andrew Henry | Dec 1, 2016
Cells with the best traction on a substrate pull their neighbors toward firmer ground.
Kerry Grens | Nov 12, 2015
Scientists observe another form of locomotion for male gametes, akin to a snake’s slither.
Prominent Cell Biologist Dies
Kerry Grens | May 4, 2015
Cytoskeleton specialist Alan Hall was best known for unpacking the roles of Rho GTPases.
Time-Lapse on the Cheap
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2015
A PhD student jury-rigs a microscopy system for high-throughput cell motility assays.