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Surface Tension Drives Segregation Within Cell Mixtures
October 6, 2008
What does a mixture of two different kinds of cells have in common with a mixture of oil and water? The same basic force causes both mixtures to separate into two distinct regions. That is the conclusion of a new 3-D computer model of the cell-sorting process produced by researchers at Vanderbilt University and at the University of Waterloo.
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