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Nouveaux Antennas

A single hairlike appendage may allow a cell to sense the outside world

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10:22am, October 19, 2012

Television viewers may be tossing out their old rabbit ears in favor of sleeker digital receivers, but scientists are raising the microscopic equivalents of antennas to new prominence.

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