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Triple helices stabilize macroscopic crystals for DNA nanotechnologyForesight Co-Founder to speak on altruism, nanotechnology

By | 2017-04-12T09:30:32+00:00 June 4th, 2016|

Foresight President to speak on Artificial IntelligenceThe TEDxEchoPark “Paradigm Shift”event on Saturday May 14, 2016, in Los Angeles, California, will “examine the most intriguing Paradigm Shifts unraveling in every field; [...]

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DNA nanotechnology defeats drug resistance in cancer cells

By | 2017-04-12T09:30:47+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|

DNA nanotechnology defeats drug resistance in cancer cellsResearchers at The Ohio State University are working to develop DNA nanostructures that deliver medicine to drug-resistant cancer [...]

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Triple helices stabilize macroscopic crystals for DNA nanotechnology

By | 2017-04-12T09:30:47+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|

Triple helices stabilize macroscopic crystals for DNA nanotechnology To self-assemble macroscopic, porous DNA crystals suitable for use as structural scaffolds or molecular sieves, it was first necessary to show [...]

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Triple helices stabilize macroscopic crystals for DNA nanotechnology

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:37+00:00 May 5th, 2016|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Research|

A DNA strand capable of forming a triple helix with a portion of the DNA double helices in a macroscopic DNA crystal enhances the weak interactions holding the crystal together so that the crystal remains stable in the absence of a high ionic strength environment.

DNA nanotechnology defeats drug resistance in cancer cells

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:38+00:00 April 2nd, 2016|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Small, stiff, rectangular rods made using scaffolded DNA origami bypass drug resistance mechanisms in the membranes of a cultured leukemia cell line and release enough therapeutic drug to kill the cancer cell.

DNA nanotechnology provides new ways to arrange nanoparticles into crystal lattices

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:39+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Bionanotechnology, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Two research teams present two different methods for using single strands of DNA to link various nanoparticles into complex 3D arrays: one using DNA hairpins for dynamic reconfiguration and the other using a DNA origami scaffold.

DNA nanotechnology cages localize and optimize enzymatic reactions

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:39+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Encapsulating enzymes in nanocages engineered using structural DNA nanotechnology increases enzymatic digestion and protects enzymes from degradation.

DNA nanotechnology controls which molecules enter cells

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:40+00:00 January 13th, 2016|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

DNA building blocks mimic biological ion channels to more precisely control which molecules can cross a biological membrane.

Using DNA nanotechnology to position molecules with atomic precision

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:41+00:00 December 9th, 2015|Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

German researchers have used scaffolded DNA origami to adjust the angle of a DNA hinge joint by altering the length of special "adjuster helices", causing molecules attached to the sides of the hinge to be displaced by as little as 0.04 nm.

DNA nanotechnology guides assembling cells into ‘Organoids’

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:43+00:00 September 30th, 2015|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

DNA strands decorating cell membranes like 'Velcro' program the adhesion of cells to other cells or to extracellular matrices to build tiny tissue models.