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Fluorescently labeled actin in a cell exhibiting circular ruffled membrane structures
28.08.2017

A new model for the formation of crucial membrane structures revises the picture of cell dynamics 

Midge swarm and star cluster
11.08.2016

A new theory developed at the Weizmann Institute of Science and Stanford University uses a gravitational model to explain the collective...

Longhorn crazy ants cooperating to transfer an item much too heavy for one to move alone.
30.07.2015

A physics-based model can explain how ants cooperate in steering food to their nest

Distribution of skeletal proteins in an artificial membrane resembling a long bacteria: The spontaneous curvature of the proteins (purple) drives them to move together to form rings that coalesce, increasingly constricting the membrane
01.05.2010
"Multidisciplinary research" takes on new meaning in one student's work
 
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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Dr. Nir Gov. Moving models
01.05.2005

Red blood cells must be flexible yet tough. A physics-based model shows how.