Cell stretching (IMAGE) Technische Universität Dresden Caption The cells are stretched by passing through the nanochip. This creates pores in their cell membrane, allowing molecules to pass through and get inside the cells. Credit © Ruchi Goswami Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.