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March 30th, 2009

DNA nanotechnology builds large structures from information-rich seeds

Abstract:
The winners of the 2006 Foresight Institute Feynman Prize in both the theory and experimental work categories, Drs. Erik Winfree and Paul W.K. Rothemund, have extended the scaffolded DNA origami technique invented by Rothemund to use the DNA origami structures as seeds to program the construction of nanotech structures up to 100 times larger.

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