8-Cells Embryos during Experiment (image) European Molecular Biology Laboratory Share Print E-Mail Caption The scientists measured the force required to change the shape of the cells by gently deforming each cell with a pipette. Credit J.L. Maitre/EMBL 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.