Jeff Weiss and Lowell Edgar, University of Utah (image) University of Utah Share Print E-Mail Caption University of Utah bioengineers Jeff Weiss and Lowell Edgar look at a display screen showing a microscope image of a tiny blood vessel fragment (green) surrounded by collagen matrix (red). They have developed a computer simulation of blood vessel growth that represents a step toward better understanding of cancer metastasis and better treatments for diseases like diabetes and heart attack in which blood supply is affected. Credit Dan Hixon, University of Utah College of Engineering Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.