Remote Control of Peripheral Nerves
Remote Control of Peripheral Nerves
An implantable wireless device with microfluidic and optical components allows manipulation of individual nerve fibers in mice’s extremities.
Remote Control of Peripheral Nerves
Remote Control of Peripheral Nerves

An implantable wireless device with microfluidic and optical components allows manipulation of individual nerve fibers in mice’s extremities.

An implantable wireless device with microfluidic and optical components allows manipulation of individual nerve fibers in mice’s extremities.

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Light-Activated Nanodevices Control Cells
Light-Activated Nanodevices Control Cells
Ruth Williams | Sep 1, 2019
DNA-coated gold nanorods enable cells to be activated by light without genetic manipulation.
Digital DNA Detection
Digital DNA Detection
Ruth Williams | Jul 15, 2019
A CRISPR-based electronic sensor flags target DNA sequences at high speed.
Intracellular Magnetic Manipulations
Intracellular Magnetic Manipulations
Ruth Williams | Jun 1, 2019
Optimized tweezers enable precise 3-D manipulations of a cell’s organelles.
Microbiology Meets Machine Learning
Microbiology Meets Machine Learning
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2019
Artificially intelligent software has human-like ability to analyze host-pathogen interactions in microscopy images.
Mopping Up Excess Chemotherapy Drugs
Mopping Up Excess Chemotherapy Drugs
Ruth Williams | Apr 1, 2019
A prototype in-vein device would collect toxic medications before they reach healthy tissues.
Stick-On Immune Cell Monitor
Stick-On Immune Cell Monitor
Ruth Williams | Mar 1, 2019
A microneedle-containing skin patch offers researchers a noninvasive way to survey immune responses in mice.

Better Base Editing in Plants
Better Base Editing in Plants
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2019
Adenine editing enzymes have been adapted for use in plants.
Taming the Transposon Hordes
Taming the Transposon Hordes
Ruth Williams | Jan 1, 2019
Researchers repurpose the CRISPR machinery to turn whole classes of transposable elements on or off.
Sounding Out Cell Stickiness
Sounding Out Cell Stickiness
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2018
Acoustic forces can be used to differentiate adherent from non-adherent cells.