Skip to main content
Email Print Share

News From the Field

Cells "Flock" to Heal Wounds

January 23, 2013

epithelial cells Like flocks of birds, cells coordinate their motions as they race to cover, and ultimately heal wounds to the skin. A new computational model developed by Rice University Professor Herbert Levine and colleagues offers clues to the physics behind their cooperation. Full Story

Rice University

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2017, its budget is $7.5 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 48,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards.

 Get News Updates by Email 

Useful NSF Web Sites:
NSF Home Page:
NSF News:
For the News Media:
Science and Engineering Statistics:
Awards Searches: