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Stanford scientists create a cellular guillotine for studying single-cell wound repair


June 26, 2017

In an effort to understand how single cells heal, mechanical engineer Sindy Tang developed a microscopic guillotine that efficiently cuts cells in two. Learning more about single-cell wound repair could lead to self-healing materials and machines. Full Story

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