A life-or-death choice determines the fate of reproductive cells. It has long been assumed that the choice is genetically regulated, but it now seems that the decision may instead be controlled by intracellular pressure.
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Gordon, K.L. Fatal decision made under pressure. Nat. Phys. 17, 879–880 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-021-01239-7