04 May 2010
Vol 3, Issue 120

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Online Cover This week's issue features a Research Article that identified genes encoding factors that promote cell invasion across basement membranes, a process that occurs during development, inflammatory responses, and cancer metastasis. The image is a composite time series showing a cell (green) breaching a basement membrane (purple). [Image: David Q. Matus, Biology Department, Duke University]