Hydrodynamics and competition guide the architectural design of biofilm fortresses.
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Interactions between an animal cell and its environment, a fibrous network called the extracellular matrix, play a critical role in cell function, including growth and migration. But less understood is the mechanical force that governs those interactions.
Polymer nanocomposites are used in a wide range of applications, from automobile parts and tires to high-tech electronics and solar cells.