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Analysis of cell–cell communication between embryonic stem cells using a combination of experiments and modeling shows that cells can communicate important messages over much larger distances than previously known, exhibiting quorum-sensing-like behavior.

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Fig. 1: Embryonic stem-cell quorum sensing during differentiation.


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MacLean, A.L. Voices carry. Nat Chem Biol (2023).

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