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Photoacoustic imaging of single flowing red blood cells

Photoacoustic imaging, based on a concept Alexander Graham Bell discovered in the 1880s, combines laser light and ultrasound. In this case, at a rate of 20 3-D images per second, scientists are able to study red blood cells in great detail.

Credit: Lidai Wang and Lihong Wang, WUSTL

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