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August 26, 2016

Altering stem cell perception of tissue stiffness may help treat musculoskeletal disorders

A new biomaterial can be used to study how and when stem cells sense the mechanics of their surrounding environment. With further development, this biomaterial could be used to control when immature stem cells differentiate into more specialized cells for regenerative and tissue-engineering-based therapies. Read more at Penn Medicine News.