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April 21st, 2006

UCSD physicists model 100,000-atom nanopore reading DNA

Abstract:
Christine Peterson: rom New Scientist, we learn of the modeling by UCSD physicists of 100,000 atoms to test the design of a silicon nitride nanopore reading DNA 200 times faster than doable today. "The system could process the human genome in hours, researchers claim, compared with the 6 months it would take in today’s best labs."

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