News tagged with microtubule

Inventing a new kind of matter

Imagine a liquid that could move on its own. No need for human effort or the pull of gravity. You could put it in a container flat on a table, not touch it in any way, and it would still flow.

dateMar 24, 2017 in Soft Matter
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Random walk into captivity

The cell's internal skeleton undergoes constant restructuring. LMU physicists now show that its constituent proteins can be efficiently transported to their sites of action by diffusion – provided they can be arrested when ...

dateAug 12, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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