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Contact: Nicole Casal Moore
University of Michigan


Caption: Engineering researchers have discovered that under the right circumstances, basic atomic forces can be exploited to enable nanoparticles to assemble into superclusters that are uniform in size and share attributes with viruses.

Credit: T.D.Nguyen, Glotzer Group, University of Michigan

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