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February 17th, 2006

Israeli scientists produce nanoscale wires from proteins

Abstract:
Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a chain of amino acids called a peptide molecule that can self assemble into tiny tubes. The tubes were filled with silver to produce nanoscale wires. The researchers claim this is the first time discrete and uniform nanowires have been synthesized that could eventually lead to silver nanowires being used in biosensors and circuits.

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