physical forces
Contributors
Contributors
Catherine Offord | Apr 1, 2016
Meet some of the people featured in the April 2016 issue of The Scientist.
The Forces of Cancer
The Forces of Cancer
Lance L. Munn and Rakesh K. Jain | Apr 1, 2016
A tumor’s physical environment fuels its growth and causes treatment resistance.
Under Pressure
Under Pressure
Lance L. Munn and Rakesh K. Jain | Apr 1, 2016
The causes and consequences of physical forces in the tumor microenvironment
Modern Rehab
Modern Rehab
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2015
See the soldier whose recovery from a debilitating muscle injury was greatly aided by a cellular therapy plus physical therapy.
Cellular Rehab
Cellular Rehab
Elie Dolgin | Dec 1, 2015
Physical therapy and exercise are critical to the success of cell therapies approaching the clinic.
Tail Flick
Tail Flick
Dan Cossins | Apr 1, 2014
Observe a dolphin flipping its fluke through a bubble curtain in experiments used to determine the force of its muscles.
Fluke Forces
Fluke Forces
Dan Cossins | Apr 1, 2014
Dolphins prove that they rely on muscle power, rather than a trick of fluid dynamics, to race through water at high speeds.
Tension Tracker
Tension Tracker
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 1, 2014
For the first time, researchers quantify the mechanical forces cells exert on one another.
Italian Earthquake Researchers Jailed
Italian Earthquake Researchers Jailed
Bob Grant | Oct 23, 2012
Seven people, including four scientists, are sentenced to 6 years imprisonment for failing to adequately assess the earthquake risk prior to a deadly 2009 quake.
Super Sensitive Spider Sensilla
Jef Akst | Oct 28, 2011
Researchers measure the responsiveness of a spider’s slit sensilla, sensory organs embedded in the exoskeleton that sense vibrations.