Medical research

Engineers put the squeeze on cells to diagnose disease

(Medical Xpress) -- If you throw a rubber balloon filled with water against a wall, it will spread out and deform on impact, while the same balloon filled with honey, which is more viscous, will deform much less. If the balloon's ...

Neuroscience

Unraveling the ins and outs of brain development

The embryonic nervous system is a hollow tube consisting of elongated neural progenitor cells, which extend from the inner to the outer surface of the tube. In a section inside the tube called the ventricular zone (VZ), these ...

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