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The smartest cells come from Groningen

22 May 2014

In Boston this weekend, a special ‘sprint’ race for cells was won by a team of cell biologists from the University of Groningen. The cells in their ‘stable’ were able to combine speed and cunning in such a way that they crossed the finish first. The entertaining race also had a serious scientific aim, which is why both the Wall Street Journal and Nature published on the event in the run-up.

ScienceLinx

The popular-scientific website ScienceLinx of the University of Groningen has published a story about the cell race and the winning team from the Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute (GBB). Read more...

Further information

- Arjan Kortholt, Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute (GBB), University of Groningen.

- The article of Science Linx

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