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February 14, 2020

A selection of nanostructures built using DNA origami

A selection of nanostructures built using DNA origami, alongside naturally occurring diatoms--single-celled organisms that come in many beautiful and elaborate forms. A scale shows the sizes of the nanostructures and diatoms.

[Research supported by National Science Foundation grant DMR 1104373.]

Learn more about this research in Arizona State University news story Single-celled architects inspire new nanotechnology. (Date image taken: July 16, 2018; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Feb. 14, 2020)

Credit: Xiaoguo Liu: Biodesign Center for Molecular Design and Biomimetics. Shireen Dooling: Biodesign Center at Arizona State University

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