Light sabers to light scalpels: making practical tools from light

When scientists want to investigate very small systems like individual cells, a very precise toolkit is needed with the ability to pick up and deliver material at tiny length scales. Focused, shaped light enables researchers to dissect cells or deliver material using nothing more than a laser beam.

Join Dr Ducan Casey from LJMU to explore how working at this resolution is revolutionising our understanding of biology, and to see some cool toys in action.

Discuss your thoughts and ideas in the informal surroundings of one of Liverpool's premier pubs. No prior knowledge or experience necessary.

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