News tagged with self assembly

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 DNA-strains' capacity ...

dateApr 11, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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Hierarchically porous polymers with fast absorption

A research team at KAIST has developed a method to form micropores of less than 2 nanometers within porous polymers where 10 nanometers long mesopores connect like a net. The advantage of the porous polymers is fast absorption ...

dateJan 21, 2015 in Polymers
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Researchers coax gold into nanowires

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have coaxed gold into nanowires as a way of creating an inexpensive material for detecting poisonous gases found in natural gas. Along with colleagues at the National Energy Technology ...

dateFeb 21, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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