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Brown University

Graphene Enters a Cell

Caption: Sharp corners and jagged edges on graphene sheets enable them to puncture cell membranes. An understanding of how graphene interacts with cells could lead to ways of making it that reduces its potential toxicity.

Credit: Kane Lab / Brown University

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