Scientists combine human cell, jellyfish into living laser

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June 13, 2011
Fox News    
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"Scientists have merged light-emitting proteins from jellyfish with a single human cell to create a unique first: a living, biological laser, according to a report published in the journal Nature Photonics. ... Yun and Gather have big plans for living lasers. They suggest biologists could use them to study a specific cell in the body, turning it into a living laser to examine the cell's structure. Or doctors could do the same, turning on a laser within a person's body to treat a disease attacking cells." (06/13/11)  

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