Programmable disorder

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12/07/2016 03:23 PM EST

colored atomic force microscope image of self-assembled random tree structures

Researchers have developed a molecular programming language to create DNA tiles that exploit randomness to carry out complex nanofabrication tasks by self-assembly.

Full story at http://www.caltech.edu/news/programmable-disorder-53104

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California Institute of Technology

This is an NSF News From the Field item.