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May 11, 2016

Performing cellular surgery with a laser-powered nanoblade

To study certain aspects of cells, researchers need the ability to take the contents out, manipulate them, and put them back. Now, researchers describe a 'nanoblade' that can slice through a cell's membrane to insert mitochondria. The researchers hope to commercialize the nanoblade for wider use in bioengineering. Read more at UCLA Newsroom.