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September 27th, 2006

More Fun with DNA Bricks

Abstract:
Chris Phoenix: Some time ago, I worked with Tihamer Toth-Fejel on a nanofactory-related NIAC grant. We came up with a concept of using small molecular building blocks (MBBs) to construct simple machines... that could grab the MBBs from solution and assemble them to create machines... thus leading to exponential manufacturing.

(Ed.'s note: be sure to go to their home page and read all the entries on "Emerging Tech LIVE!" with Mike Treder liveblogging at the Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT.)

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