Intelligent Cells Know Their Place

B0009505 Cell fates in zebrafish retina, acrylic painting

Cells need to know where they are for many reasons. But, it is very challenging for an individual to know its exact location relative to a large outside world, without GPS. Despite great difficulties, remarkably, individual cells can make complex calculations and decisions based on their exact relations to other cells and…

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