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Contact: Yann Cotte
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

A 3-D Image of a Cell (With a Cross-Section)

Caption: Using a holographic microscope and a rotating laser beam, this image of a full living cell can be computed in minutes. The user can choose any section to see what is inside -- such as the nucleus (left) and its genetic material.

Credit: Yann Cotte - Fatih Toy - EPFL

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