Thursday, June 11, 2009

DNA Nanotech



Gene Expression: Origami at the Molecular Level

In essense, it is molecular origami...

This type of research is just the beginning of learning how to reprogram the proteins that go wrong and cause diseases such as Alzheimer's and cancer.

And last month, a team at the Danish National Research Foundation built a DNA cube with a lid that can be opened, closed and then locked with a DNA key.

How cool is that?

5 Comments:

At June 11, 2009 12:43 PM, Blogger cube said...

Ah, yes. Another one of my chopped liver posts...

*sigh*

 
At June 11, 2009 4:53 PM, Blogger Ananda girl said...

I'm late today. I find this so encouraging and amazing. I'm glad you shared it. I rely on your brains to feed mine. ;-)

I saw Sham Wow guy and nearly ran the other way and I am now laughing inappropriately at his photo on my side bar... as my boss interviews a woman just a few feet away!

 
At June 11, 2009 5:08 PM, Blogger cube said...

Welcome to the Inappropriate Laughter Club. I'm a lifelong member ;-)

 
At June 11, 2009 9:04 PM, Blogger Ananda girl said...

Thank you! It feels so good to belong to something. hahahaha

 
At June 12, 2009 12:25 PM, Blogger Brooke said...

How cool!

 

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