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April 15, 2011 /  Nivea

DNA Nanoforms

Miniature architectural forms — some no larger than viruses — have been constructed through a revolutionary technique known as DNA origami. Now, Hao Yan, Yan Liu and their colleagues at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute have expanded the capability of this method to construct arbitrary, two and three-dimensional shapes, mimicking those commonly found in nature.

via DNA Nanoforms: Miniature Architectural Forms — Some No Larger Than Viruses — Constructed Through DNA Origami

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