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New Devices to Boost Nematode Research on Neurons and Drugs
February 6, 2008
A pair of new thin, transparent devices, constructed with soft lithography, should boost research in which nematodes are studied to explore brain-behavior connections, and to screen new pharmaceuticals for potential treatment of parasitic infections in humans, report 10 scientists at three institutions.
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