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Researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute Engineer Novel DNA Barcode
September 24, 2012
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have created a new kind of barcode that could come in an almost limitless array of styles--with the potential to enable scientists to gather vastly more vital information at one given time than ever before. The method harnesses the natural ability of DNA to self-assemble, as reported today in the online issue of Nature Chemistry.Full Story
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard
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