How Much Force Is at Work? (IMAGE) University of Massachusetts Amherst Caption The question of how much force is at work when a cell's molecular engines are organizing chromosomes (pictured here in blue) is fundamental to understanding how cells divide, says cell biologist Thomas Maresca at UMass Amherst. Now he and colleagues have an answer. Credit Beata Edyta Mierzwa, beatascienceart.com 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.