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'Honeycomb' of nanotubes could boost genetic engineering

Researchers have developed a new and highly efficient method for gene transfer. The technique, which involves culturing and transfecting cells with genetic material on an array of carbon nanotubes, appears to overcome the limitations of other gene editing technologies.

07/04/2016

Photo: Honeycomb

The structure of the nanotubes resembles a honeycomb; © panthermedia.net /3dmentat