The Seeing Life through a New Light activities were delivered by group members Adrià Montalbán, Philip Wijesinghe, and Yoshi Arita, as well as volunteers from the Gather Lab.
The event showcased how simple optical principles could be used for imaging and manipulation of cells and tissues.
Our star attraction is our new acoustic levitator (which you can make for yourself at instructables.com). It helps demonstrate how light and sound can be used to trap and control small objects. Read the original paper on the device in Rev. Sci. Instrum.