(Left) Myers shows Vink 3D computer simulations of the cervix. (Right) Vink pipettes solution into slides containing cervical smooth muscle cells. Understanding the forces that lead a healthy cervix to open and close at the right times may be key to preventing some premature births.

(Left) Myers shows Vink 3D computer simulations of the cervix. (Right) Vink pipettes solution into slides containing cervical smooth muscle cells. Understanding the forces that lead a healthy cervix to open and close at the right times may be key to preventing some premature births.

(Left) Myers shows Vink 3D computer simulations of the cervix. (Right) Vink pipettes solution into slides containing cervical smooth muscle cells. Understanding the forces that lead a healthy cervix to open and close at the right times may be key to preventing some premature births.

(Left) Myers shows Vink 3D computer simulations of the cervix. (Right) Vink pipettes solution into slides containing cervical smooth muscle cells. Understanding the forces that lead a healthy cervix to open and close at the right times may be key to preventing some premature births