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Squeezing and squashing – cells use a molecular clutch to move in 3D environments

Alexander Dunn and his colleagues look at how fibroblasts – cells that make up ‘connective tissue’ –  generate force to deform their surrounding (3D) environment.

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Top three of the week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories are heavy particles, hot satellites and hued coral.

Article written by Federico Donà

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Top Three of the Week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories are wildebeest feast, ditch the flu shot and chocolate brain boosts.

Article written by Jake Howden

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SPECIAL BROADCAST: Single Cell Biophysics meeting in Taipei

This week, me and a couple of others blogged for the biophysical society from the Single Cell Biophysics meeting in Taipei. Here’s a run down, with links to the blogs:

The first section was about imaging techniques, including structured illumination from Suliana Manley in bacteria, and full automation of super resolution/single molecule microscopy from Masahiro Ueda. Read all about it!

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Top Three of the Week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories are removing the sweetness of cancer, radioactive-resistant robot fish, and a new way to tan.

Article written by Willow Hight-Warburton.

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Top Three of the Week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories are seeing through the womb, new magnets, and toothy dinos.

Article written by Thomas Hayday

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Top Three of the Week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories are dolphin immune systems, giant whales, and space sperm.

Article written by Federico Dona

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Top Three of the Week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories are making platelets, sound from fabrics, and angry flies.

Article written by Brooke Lumicisi

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Top Three of the Week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories are immune cell heart beats, printing glass, and meteor showers.

Article written by Victoria Swann

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