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University of California - Berkeley

Scientists Discover How to Herd Cells

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Caption: Videos show the effect of electric fields on the movement of epithelial cells. The first clip shows the cells migrating normally until the electric field is turned on, causing the population to move right. In the second video, the electric field causes the population of cells to make a U-turn.

Credit: Video by Daniel Cohen

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