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February 5th, 2007

Growing computer chips on trees with nanotechnology?

Abstract:
Wouldn't it be great if we could get computer chips to grow on trees? Or at least use the specific bonds of DNA molecules to get nanostructures to grow themselves right in the test tube? This technology could be used to build everything from tiny electronics components to machines that sequence DNA. This is shown in a dissertation from Mid Sweden University ("DNA-Mediated Self-Assembly of Nanostructures").

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