Mechanobiology by the numbers: a close relationship between biology and physics
Authors: Schwarz US
CellNetworks People: Schwarz Ulrich
Journal: Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2017 Dec;18(12):711-712. doi: 10.1038/nrm.2017.109.

Studies of mechanobiology lie at the interface of various scientific disciplines from biology to physics. Accordingly, quantification and mathematical modelling have been instrumental in fuelling the progress in this rapidly developing research field, assisting experimental work on many levels.