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The world's smallest wedding rings

Creating artificial structures from DNA is the objective of DNA nanotechnology. This new discipline, which combines biology, physics, chemistry and material science makes use of the ability of the natural ...

dateApr 11, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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Harvesting energy

Imagine a cell phone battery that charges with every step you take or a spacesuit that uses astronauts' expended energy to run the suit's electronics. A team of college students conducting NASA research on ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Electrons seem heavier in extremely thin silicon

For years now, transistors have been getting smaller and smaller. Research conducted by Jan-Laurens van der Steen of the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology at University of Twente, The Netherlands, has shown that electrons ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Nanophysics
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