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February 11, 2011 /  Nivea

Wired up by DNA strands

In the quest for ever-smaller electronics, DNA could function as a molecular wire, say Jacqueline Barton and her group at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. They report that a 34-nanometre-long monolayer of double-stranded DNA can transport electrical charge.

via Nanotechnology: Wired up by DNA strands

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