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News Release 08-222 - Video

Video showing DNA molecules suspended in a stream of water flowing through a nanoscale channel.

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This video shows, at a slowed speed, DNA molecules suspended in a stream of water as they flow through a nanoscale channel. Some of the DNA gets captured by a field of light confined in a device called a slot waveguide. When the light is shut off, the DNA flows freely again.

Credit: Cornell University

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