Mechanics in biology

Timon Idema*

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Mechanics plays a key role in life, from simple tasks like providing protective shielding to highly complex ones such as cell division. To understand mechanical properties on the organism level, we need to zoom in to its constituent cells, then zoom back out to see how they collectively build tissues.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28-30
JournalEurophysics News
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2020


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