Cell. 2023 Feb 2;186(3):461-463. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2023.01.006.


Magnetic spins, pendulum clocks, and fireflies all self-organize into coherent collectives when arranged into groups of spatially coupled and interacting individuals. Ramanathan and colleagues demonstrate that spatial coupling of human stem cell organoids induces coherent progression through developmental transitions, allowing the dissection of molecular circuits underlying human development.

PMID:36736298 | DOI:10.1016/j.cell.2023.01.006