The dance of the cancer cells
Ruffled membranes allow them to outpace other cells in gooey environments.
Imagine swimming in two pools, one filled with water and the other with honey. You’re less likely to be breaking any world records in the honey-filled pool.
Curiously, researchers found that some cells actually move faster in thicker, more viscous fluids. In some cases, this is good: wound-healing fibroblasts can…