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Journey of a Nanotweezer (The)

Numéro de notice

4663

Durée

00:05:30

Année de production

2015

Versions

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16/9
Couleur
Sonore

Director(s)

DALAISE Marcel

Résumé

Manipulating DNA with tweezers is now possible, using technology developed at a cutting-edge French-Japanese laboratory (LIMMS). The researchers designed silicon nanotweezers capable of grabbing and analyzing cells or molecular fibers. This microscopic instrument has already been used in Lille to test the resistance of DNA to irradiation.
LIMMS, Laboratory for Integrated Micro Mechatronic Systems, is a joint laboratory between French CNRS and The University of Tokyo.

Institut(s)

Thématiques scientifiques

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