Using Lasers to Stop Cells Contracting (video) European Molecular Biology Laboratory Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption A new technique developed by researchers at EMBL Heidelberg employs a laser as a remote control to prevent individual cells from contracting. Credit EMBL/G. Guglielmi & C. Grozea Usage Restrictions EMBL press and picture releases including photographs, graphics and videos are copyrighted by EMBL. They may be freely reprinted and distributed for non-commercial use via print, broadcast and electronic media, provided that proper attribution to authors, photographers and designers is made. Share Print E-Mail 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.