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Massachusetts General Hospital

Single-cell Living Laser

Caption: This is a microscope image of a single-cell living laser in action. The irregular internal structure of the green-fluorescent-protein-expressing cell causes the apparently random pattern of laser light emission.

Credit: Nature Photonics and to Malte Gather, Mass. General Hospital

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