Figure 1. (IMAGE) Kanazawa University Caption A new technique for observing living cell membranes for AFM using porous silicon nitride membrane (MPM). (a) The appearance of MPM. (b) The holes of MPM observed by AFM. (c) The MPM when set in the chamber for observation. (d) Schematic of AFM cell surface observation using MPM. Credit © 2022 Ichikawa, et al. Usage Restrictions Credit must be given to the creator. License CC BY 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.