DNA nanotechnology
DNA nanotechnology is the design and manufacture of artificial nucleic acid structures for technological uses. In this field, nucleic acids are used as non-biological engineering materials for nanotec...
One million movies are stored in this vial of water
One million movies are stored in this vial of water
Researchers Edit Plant DNA Using Mechanism Evolved In Bacteria
Researchers at the Univ. of Georgia have used a gene-editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas to modify the genome of a tree species for the first time. Their research, published online in New Phytologist, op...
Nanoparticle-Coated Bacteria Can Deliver Cancer Vaccine
Marking an important step in the development of immunotherapy cancer treatment, scientists have demonstrated that nanoparticle-coated bacteria can effectively deliver an oral DNA vaccine that stimulat...
MIT can now use E. coli DNA tape recorders for living and replicating data storage
DNA microchips can now encode arbitrary digital information at a density of over at 700 terabytes per gram. That number could be pushed much higher, theoretically even as high as 455 exabytes per gram...
Stanford creates biological transistors, the final step towards computers inside living cells
Bioengineers at Stanford University have created the first biological transistor made from genetic materials: DNA and RNA. We are now tantalizingly close to biological computers that can detect change...
Scientists create transistor-like biological device | Science | The Guardian
Stanford researchers demonstrate 'transcriptors' inside E coli bacteria, in advance in synthetic biology
What is Bionanotechnology?
I am interested in using life's molecular building blocks to create new tools for science and medicine. Jason Brown and I made this animation to provide a ba...
Bionanotechnology
Nanobiotechnology, bionanotechnology, and nanobiology are terms that refer to the intersection of nanotechnology and biology. Given that the subject is one that has only emerged very recently, bionano...
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Molecular self-assembly
Molecular self-assembly is the process by which molecules adopt a defined arrangement without guidance or management from an outside source. There are two types of self-assembly. These are intramolec...
Molecular self-assembly - Wikipedia
DNA computing
DNA computing is a branch of computing which uses DNA, biochemistry and molecular biology hardware, instead of the traditional silicon-based computer technologies. DNA computing, or, more generally, b...
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DNA origami
DNA origami is the nanoscale folding of DNA to create arbitrary two- and three-dimensional shapes at the nanoscale. The specificity of the interactions between complementary base pairs make DNA a usef...
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DNA machine
A DNA machine is a molecular machine constructed from DNA. Research into DNA machines was pioneered in the late 1980s by Nadrian Seeman and co-workers from New York University. DNA is used because of...
Mechanical properties of DNA
Nucleic acid structure refers to the structure of nucleic acids such as DNA and RNA. Chemically speaking, DNA and RNA are very similar. Nucleic acid structure is often divided into four different le...
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Transcriptor
A transcriptor is a transistor-like device composed of DNA and RNA rather than a semiconducting material such as silicon. Prior to its invention in 2013, the transcriptor was considered the "final co...
Coding theory approaches to nucleic acid design
DNA code construction refers to the application of coding theory to the design of nucleic acid systems for the field of DNA–based computation.
DNA sequences are known to appear in the form of doub...
Nucleic acid design
Nucleic acid design is the process of generating a set of nucleic acid base sequences that will associate into a desired conformation. Nucleic acid design is central to the fields of DNA nanotechnolo...
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Inorganic Chromosome Based in Silicon
Inorganic Chromosome based in Silicon (InChroSil) is an electronic device designed for storage and analysis of DNA sequences, with the organization of the fundamental memory units resembling the linea...
Inorganic Chromosome Based in Silicon - Wikipedia
DNA digital data storage
DNA digital data storage refers to any scheme to store digital data in the base sequence of DNA. This technology uses artificial DNA made using commercially available oligonucleotide synthesis machin...
Macromolecular assembly
The term macromolecular assembly (MA) refers to massive chemical structures such as viruses and non-biologic nanoparticles, cellular organelles and membranes and ribosomes, etc. that are complex mixtu...
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Nucleic acid thermodynamics
Nucleic acid thermodynamics is the study of how temperature affects the nucleic acid structure of double-stranded DNA (dsDNA). The melting temperature (Tm) is defined as the temperature at which half ...
Molecular recognition
The term molecular recognition refers to the specific interaction between two or more molecules through noncovalent bonding such as hydrogen bonding, metal coordination, hydrophobic forces, van der W...
Molecular recognition - Wikipedia
Supramolecular assembly
A supramolecular assembly or "supermolecule" is a well defined complex of molecules held together by noncovalent bonds. While a supramolecular assembly can be simply composed of two molecules (e.g., a...
Supramolecular assembly - Wikipedia
List of DNA nanotechnology research groups
This list of DNA nanotechnology research groups gives a partial overview of academic research organisations in the field of DNA nanotechnology, sorted geographically. Any sufficiently notable research...
Bilayer
A bilayer is a double layer of closely packed atoms or molecules.The properties of bilayers are often studied in condensed matter physics, particularly in the context of semiconductor devices, where t...
Self-assembled monolayer
Self-assembled monolayers (SAM) of organic molecules are molecular assemblies formed spontaneously on surfaces by adsorption and are organized into more or less large ordered domains. In some cases m...
Self-assembled monolayer - Wikipedia
Monolayer
A monolayer is a single, closely packed layer of atoms, molecules, or cells. In some cases it is referred to as a Self-assembled monolayer.
A Langmuir monolayer or insoluble monolayer is a one-mol...