Jammed cells expose the physics of cancer

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The subtle mechanics of densely packed cells may help explain why some cancerous tumors stay put while others break off and spread through the body. 

Recently Peter Friedl, Dept. of Cell Biology, theme Cancer development and immune defence was interviewed for an article about this subject by Quanta Magazine."The exciting element is that biology and theoretical physics find common ground."

You can read the full article here. 

 

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