Active matter invasion.

  title={Active matter invasion.},
  author={Felix Kempf and Romain Mueller and Erwin Frey and Julia M. Yeomans and Amin Doostmohammadi},
  journal={Soft matter},
Biologically active materials such as bacterial biofilms and eukaryotic cells thrive in confined micro-spaces. Here, we show through numerical simulations that confinement can serve as a mechanical guidance to achieve distinct modes of collective invasion when combined with growth dynamics and the intrinsic activity of biological materials. We assess the dynamics of the growing interface and classify these collective modes of invasion based on the activity of the constituent particles of the… 

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