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Contact: Dan Ferber
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

Molecular Beacons Sharpen Images

Caption: Wyss Institute scientists have begun programming DNA to help make specific targets in the cell blink. This leads to sharp images of cellular parts that are typically too small to see in a light microscope.

Credit: Peng Yin/Wyss Institute

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