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Did you ever imagine that you can use light to move a microscopic plastic bead? Explore the forces on the bead or slow time to see the interaction with the laser's electric field. Use the optical tweezers to manipulate a single strand of DNA and explore the physics of tiny molecular motors. Can you get the DNA completely straight or stop the molecular motor?

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    Informal Education,Biology,Cutting Edge Research,DNA,NSDL,Molecular Motors,Sound & Waves,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110825133418578T,Light & Radiation,Physics,Engineering,Higher Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-051,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Optical Tweezers,Life Science,Laser,Optics,General Public

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