News tagged with origami

Researchers fold origami with light

(Phys.org) -- Replacing the need for nimble fingers, researchers have demonstrated how to make origami using light of a specific wavelength. They call the new folding technique photo-origami, and it could ...

dateMay 10, 2012 in General Physics feature
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Origami: Not just for paper anymore

While the primary job of DNA in cells is to carry genetic information from one generation to the next, some scientists also see the highly stable and programmable molecule as an ideal building material for ...

dateApr 27, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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New DNA nanoforms take shape

some no larger than viruses—have been constructed through a revolutionary technique known as DNA origami. Now, Hao Yan, Yan Liu and their colleagues at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute have ...

dateApr 14, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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Researchers create world's largest DNA origami

Researchers from North Carolina State University, Duke University and the University of Copenhagen have created the world's largest DNA origami, which are nanoscale constructions with applications ranging ...

dateSep 11, 2014 in Nanophysics
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Solar power, origami-style

(Phys.org) —As a high school student at a study program in Japan, Brian Trease would fold wrappers from fast-food cheeseburgers into cranes. He loved discovering different origami techniques in library ...

dateAug 15, 2014 in Space Exploration
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