About the Authors

Caterina A. M. La Porta
Department of Biomolecular Science and Biotechnology, University of Milano, Milano, Italy

Stefano Zapperi
CNR-IENI, Milano, Italy

Stefano Zapperi
ISI Foundation, Torino, Italy

James P. Sethna
LASSP, Department of Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

stefano.zapperi@cnr.it

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CAMLP. Performed the experiments: CAMLP. Analyzed the data: SZ. Wrote the paper: CAMLP SZ. Designed and solved theory: SZ JPS.