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Bulletproof nuclei? Stem cells exhibit unusual absorption property.

last modified Apr 22, 2014 02:52 PM

A team of University of Cambridge researchers including biologists, engineers and physicists, have published a paper in the journal Nature Materials in which they report having observed auxeticity in the nuclei of embryonic stem cells, master cells within the body which can turn into any other type of cell.

See more at: http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/bulletproof-nuclei-stem-cells-exhibit-unusual-absorption-property#sthash.XzS83m1n.dpuf