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'Nanoglassblowing' Seen as Boon to Study of Individual Molecules
June 12, 2008
Researchers from NIST and Cornell University have developed a new fabrication technique called 'nanoglassblowing' that creates nanoscale fluidic devices to isolate and study single molecules in solution, including individual DNA strands.
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
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