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Headfirst DNA

Caption: When a DNA strand is captured and pulled through a nanopore, it's much more likely to start the journey at one of its ends (top left) rather than being grabbed somewhere in the middle and pulled through in a folded configuration.

Credit: Stein lab/Brown University

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