By Monica Heger

This story was originally published Dec. 16.

Looking to combine the best of the protein nanopore and solid-state nanopore worlds, researchers from the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience in the Netherlands have created a hybrid nanopore by inserting an alpha-hemolysin protein pore into a silicon nitride membrane.

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