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Single-stranded DNA and RNA origami go live


December 14, 2017

Nanotechnologists are using DNA, the genetic material present in living organisms, as well as its multifunctional cousin RNA, as the raw material in efforts to build miniscule devices that could potentially function as drug delivery vehicles, tiny nanofactories for the production of pharmaceuticals and chemicals, or highly sensitive elements of electric and optical technologies.Full Story

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Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University

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