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    • Microcolony Dynamics: Motion from Growth, Order, and Incompressibility 

      Smith-Roberge, Julien (University of Waterloo, 2023-04-27)
      Rod-shaped bacteria such as E. coli reproduce by expanding along their long axis and splitting into pairs of daughter cells. If conditions are favourable for growth, they will continue in this way, doubling repeatedly until ...
    • Synthetic quorum sensing in model microcapsule colonies 

      Shum, Henry; Balazs, Anna C. (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2017-07-24)
      Biological quorum sensing refers to the ability of cells to gauge their population density and collectively initiate a new behavior once a critical density is reached. Designing synthetic materials systems that exhibit ...


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