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+ - Scientists Turn Light Into a Tractor Beam->

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Zothecula (1870348) writes "From The Skylark of Space to Star Wars, no self-respecting science fiction spaceship would break orbit without a tractor beam on board. We’re still a long way from locking on to errant shuttlecraft, but a team led by Dr. Tomas Cizmar, Research Fellow in the School of Medicine at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, has turned a laser into a tractor beam that works on the microscopic level."
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Scientists Turn Light Into a Tractor Beam

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