Crystallizing the DNA Nanotechnology Dream

Boston, MA (Scicasts) — DNA has garnered attention for its potential as a programmable material platform that could spawn entire new and revolutionary nanodevices in computer science, microscopy, biology, and more.

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Hitchhiking Nanotubes Show How Cells Stir Themselves

Houston, TX (Scicasts) – Chemical engineers from Rice University and biophysicists from Georg-August Universität Göttingen in Germany and the VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands have successfully tracked single molecules inside living cells with carbon nanotubes.

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Exposing ‘Evil Twins’

Cambridge, UK (Scicasts) — A combination of nanotechnology and a unique twisting property of light could lead to new methods for ensuring the purity and safety of pharmaceuticals.

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