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Weizmann Institute Scientists Discover How Cells Brace for Starvation
22.02.2012

Why do cells have two different pump mechanisms for nutrients?

Prof. Rony Seger. Going through customs
01.05.2009
A newly-discovered "customs check" at the nucleus border may have implications for anti-cancer drugs
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Prof. Ehud Shapiro.
01.10.2008

Charting a cell's family tree can shed light on how cancer develops

Dr. Nir Gov. The physics of fingers, hair and spines
01.05.2008
Physics helps explain the formation of spines and bumps on specialized cells 
 
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Top: The cell pulls to maintain a fixed stretch in the gel. Middle:  If the gel is externally stretched, the cell can reduce the force it exerts.  Bottom: If the gel is alternately stretched and relaxed, the frustrated cell  cannot "decide" how much force to exert. This results in the cell orienting  perpendicular to the stretch direction
01.10.2007
Cells in biomaterials respond to the speed with which the material is stretched
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Prof. Benjamin Geiger.
01.05.2006

A new international project combines nanoscience and mechanics with biology in a new approach to biomedical research

Left to right: Dr. Atan Gross, Iris Kamer, Dr. Rachel Sarig, Limor Regev, Galia Oberkovitz, Dr. Hagit Niv and Dr. Yehudit Zaltsman. Cellular self-check
02.10.2005
One protein is recruited to aid in both cell death and survival
Prof. Jeffrey Gerst (left) and Michael Marash
01.05.2001

Studies of secretion in yeast cells yield insight into human disease processes

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