image of filaments and microscopic beads (IMAGE) University of Göttingen Caption Microscopic beads are trapped within a network of intermediate filaments. Analysis of the bead motion reveals the network and filament mechanics. Credit Dr Markus Osterhoff, , Institute for X-ray Physics Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content 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.