Acoustic tweezers maneuver tiny creatures/single cells using ultrasound. 

Yea, go Penn State biochemists and bioengineers!

Contributors to the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) paper, “On-chip Manipulation of Single Microparticles, Cells, and Organisms Using Surface Acoustic Waves,” are 
Xiaoyun DingSz-Chin Steven LinBrian KirbyHongjun Yue,Sixing LiJinjie ShiStephen J. Benkovic, and Tony Jun Huang.

Funding provided by National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health.

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