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About: Mathieu

I am a PhD candidate in Theoretical Biophysics at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology, Collège de France. I study lumen formation in the embryos from a mechanical and physical perspective.

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Inflate your embryo

Posted by on September 17th, 2019

How would you create a hole between two sticky surfaces? Simply crack it! At a first glance, trying to pull apart the two surfaces seems to be a good idea, but in practice, you might need a lot of energy.¬†However, it seems that the mouse embryo has found a smart and efficient way to do[…]