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Cells' mechanical memory could hold clues to cancer metastasis


October 15, 2017

In the body, cells move around to form organs during development, to heal wounds, and when they metastasize from cancerous tumors. A mechanical engineer at Washington University in St. Louis found that cells remember the properties they had in their first environment for several days after they move to another in a process called mechanical memory. Full Story

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