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Fashioning Cancer: Project Creates Ball Gowns Inspired by Cells

Left: Astrocytes cells from the brain ensure that neurons remain healthy. These cells are stained to show their filamentous cytoskeleton, which determines their shape as well as impacting their ability to move. In cancer cells, the more they move, the more aggressive the disease. Right: UBC Opera student Chelsi Walsh, wears a red silk taffeta strapless full length gown with yarn and eyelash top. University of British Columbia

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