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May the Force Be with You
May the Force Be with You
Ning Wang | Feb 1, 2017
The dissection of how cells sense and propagate physical forces is leading to exciting new tools and discoveries in mechanobiology and mechanomedicine.
Infographic: Following the Force
Infographic: Following the Force
Ning Wang | Jan 31, 2017
Physical forces propagate from the outside of cells inward and vice versa.
Sensing a Little Tension
Sensing a Little Tension
Nicholette Zeliadt | Sep 1, 2013
Tools and techniques for measuring forces in living cells
A Malignant Alliance
Megan Scudellari | Apr 1, 2012
Two proteins interact to save adhesion molecules from degradation, potentially contributing to a more aggressive cancer.
Ovarian cancer forces into new tissues
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 14, 2011
Ovarian tumor cells use cellular movement proteins to penetrate protective cell layers surrounding new target tissues during metastasis.