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Twisted DNA Increases CRISPR Off-target Effects
Understanding how Cas9 binds off-target sequences can help researchers refine CRISPR-mediated genome editing.
Twisted DNA Increases CRISPR Off-target Effects
Twisted DNA Increases CRISPR Off-target Effects

Understanding how Cas9 binds off-target sequences can help researchers refine CRISPR-mediated genome editing.

Understanding how Cas9 binds off-target sequences can help researchers refine CRISPR-mediated genome editing.

optical tweezers

Physics Nobel Goes to Laser Pioneers
Ashley Yeager | Oct 2, 2018 | 2 min read
Three researchers, Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou, and Donna Strickland, who worked on optical tweezers and chirped pulse amplification win the 2018 award.
Next Generation: World’s First Nano-ear
Megan Scudellari | Feb 10, 2012 | 2 min read
A new device can detect sounds a million times fainter than the hearing threshold of the human ear.
Optical Tweezers
Patricia Bassereau and Bruno Goud | Apr 1, 2011 | 1 min read
Institut Curie researchers Bruno Goud, a biologist, and Patricia Bassereau, a physicist, talk about their fruitful, decade-long collaboration exploring the physics of membrane trafficking in a Skype interview conducted by Associate Editor Richard P. Grant.
The Optical Trap
Don Monroe | Aug 28, 2005 | 8 min read
When Art Ashkin, Steve Chu, and their colleagues at Bell Labs in Holmdel, NJ, first invented optical tweezers, they spent their days pushing around tiny, glass spheres.
Building a Better Optical Trap
Karen Heyman | Jun 19, 2005 | 8 min read
Shortly after the invention of the laser, Bell Labs physicist Arthur Ashkin began exploring the range of the new devices.
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